Perhaps the horrible consequences of Staff Sargent Bales action in Afghanistan, like the A-bomb on Hiroshima, will serve to hasten the end of the war and ultimately save American and foreign lives.
It was reported that we have spent over 1.5 trillion dollars on these two wars in the middle east. The cost per soldier is approximately 1 million dollars per year. What do we have to show for ? Was this another huge waste of blood and treasure?
War Over ?
Before any military execution in the United States of America, since Ronald Reagan, requires the personal sign off by the President, and that simply ain't gonna happen.