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Baghdad, Iraq, June 2, 2003.US troops often completely misunderstand perfectly benign circumstances for lack of translators and proper training, creating potentially dangerous situations for the Iraqi population they are supposed to protect. Here, a couple of gunshots were fired in the air at the end of a wedding as is customary, US troops parolling the area blocked up a street and tried to break into a house where they wrongly thought the "shooter" had taken refuge, the man being arrested and quite brutally treated, is in fact the owner of the house who keenly offered to open it to prove it was empty...
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Baghdad, Iraq, June 2, 2003.US troops often completely misunderstand perfectly benign circumstances for lack of translators and proper training, creating potentially dangerous situations for the Iraqi population they are supposed to protect. Here, a couple of gunshots were fired in the air at the end of a wedding as is customary, US troops parolling the area blocked up a street and tried to break into a house where they wrongly thought the "shooter" had taken refuge, the man being...
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