U.S. Soldier Killed Herself in Iraq — After Objecting to Torture

Looking back at all of the sad, tragic and unnecessary deaths in Iraq that I have written about in the past five years, it is hard to identify one that stands out. But one death does still haunt me, above all others.

Alyssa Peterson was one of the first female soldiers killed in Iraq — and she died by her own hand after objecting to interrogation methods used on prisoners. A cover-up, naturally, followed.

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Published in: on March 18, 2008 at 7:38 pm  Leave a Comment  

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