war crime http://nwpr.org en Sgt. Bales' State Of Mind Is Key To His Defense In War Crime Case http://nwpr.org/post/sgt-bales-state-mind-key-his-defense-war-crime-case <p>In eight days of hearings, Army prosecutors outlined in grisly detail the case against Staff Sgt. Robert Bales. He’s the Washington soldier charged with killing and wounding 23 Afghan civilians in a rampage this past March. Bales’ pretrial hearing concluded Tuesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Now the Army will decide whether the evidence supports a full court martial and, if so, whether the death penalty is appropriate in this case.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:34:22 +0000 Austin Jenkins 18343 at http://nwpr.org Sgt. Bales' State Of Mind Is Key To His Defense In War Crime Case Pretrial Hearing For Staff Sgt. Bales Concludes http://nwpr.org/post/pretrial-hearing-staff-sgt-bales-concludes <p>A pretrial hearing for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales has concluded at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Bales is the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians earlier this year – most of them young children. The defense is focused on Bales’ state of mind.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:37:17 +0000 Austin Jenkins 18326 at http://nwpr.org Pretrial Hearing For Staff Sgt. Bales Concludes Afghanistan Massacre Suspect Named http://nwpr.org/post/afghanistan-massacre-suspect-named <p>NPR has confirmed the name of the Washington- based soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. He is 38-year old Robert Bales of Lake Tapps, Washington . Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:59:54 +0000 Austin Jenkins 5026 at http://nwpr.org Afghanistan Massacre Suspect Named