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American Soldier Shoots Dead 16 Civilians in Afghanistan


An American soldier in Afghanistan went on a killing spree, going from house to house and killing 16 Afghan civilians who were sleeping in their beds.  He apparently then calmly returned to his base and turned himself in.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2113410/US-soldier-shoots-dead-16-Afghan-civilians-house-house-shooting-spree-suffering-mental-breakdown.html?ICO=most_read_module

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7401726n

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US Army to Train Nigerian Army


http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/08/nigerian-taliban-us-boko-haram?newsfeed=true

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/u-s-troops-nigeria/

The U.S. army is to provide counter-insurgency training to the Nigerian army. This is probably linked to the increasingly deadly attacks by Boko Haram.