“Endorsement of Murder”: Trump Pardons US Soldier Who Tortured, Killed Iraqi Prisoner

ShareTweetPin(CD) — President Donald Trump on Monday evening pardoned an American soldier for murdering an Iraqi prisoner in 2008, generating outrage from progressives and human rights activists. First Lt. Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in prison in 2009 for the murder, and released on parole in 2014. The killing came a month after two of Behenna’s fellow … Continue reading “Endorsement of Murder”: Trump Pardons US Soldier Who Tortured, Killed Iraqi Prisoner