April 6, 2010
After First Denying Involvement, US Forces Admit Killing Two Pregnant Afghan Women & Teenager
US-led forces have admitted for the first time to killing two pregnant Afghan women and a teenage girl during a nighttime raid in eastern Afghanistan on February 12th. NATO officials initially denied any involvement but were later forced to admit to the killings after the Times of London and other news outlets published accounts of survivors who described how the atrocity was carried out by US-led forces. We speak with Jerome Starkey, the Times of London correspondent in Afghanistan who broke the story. [includes rush transcript]
Jerome Starkey, The Times of London correspondent in Afghanistan.
Glenn Greenwald, constitutional law attorney and political and legal blogger for Salon.com