Marine A: What Punishment Does He Deserve?

The sergeant knelt down and pulled the trigger. There was a flat crack, the matter-of-fact report of a pistol being fired in an open field on a hot, heavy afternoon in Afghanistan. One more shot among the many heard there over the years – but this was at point-blank range, into the chest of a man who lay bleeding on his back, seriously wounded and unable to defend himself. A report for The Telegraph

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