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Old 01-11-2012, 06:30 PM
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Default Video appears to show marines urinating on bodies, sparking military investigation

The U.S. Marine Corps is launching an investigation into a video that recently surfaced online showing what appears to be several Marines in uniform urinating on corpses.

The video, which started Wednesday morning making the rounds on the Web, shows four men in full Marine combat gear standing over the bodies of what appear to be dead Taliban fighters. They look around before proceeding to urinate over the corpses. One of the men can be heard saying, “Have a great day, buddy.”

According to TMZ, the unnamed person responsible for posting the video included a caption reading, "scout sniper team 4 with 3rd battalion 2nd marines out of camp lejeune peeing on dead talibans," though it wasn't immediately clear if any of that information was accurate.

The Marine Corps issued a statement immediately after learning of the video, saying a full investigation is under way.

“While we have not yet verified the origin or authenticity of this video, the actions portrayed are not consistent with our core values and are not indicative of the character of the Marines in our Corps,” the statement read.

Read more: Video Appears To Show Marines Urinating On Bodies, Sparking Military Investigation | Fox News

I don't see the problem with this, they are just bathing he body in according to Islamic Burial Traditions.
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:00 PM
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Would you see a problem with Afghans occupying our country, killing those of us who opposed their occupation, and then pissing on our dead bodies?
Yeah, I thought you might.
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Would you see a problem with Afghans occupying our country, killing those of us who opposed their occupation, and then pissing on our dead bodies?
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^This. This video will end a lot of careers and for good reason.
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Are you serious? You do not see any issue with professional soldiers allegedly urinating on dead bodies?

If true, you need to sit down and do some serious soul-searching.

I would also like to caution everyone from jumping to conclusions in regards to the video. Let us see what the investigation turns up.
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I agree with the caution, but even if it's staged, it's still in incredibly poor taste and it will still end careers.
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:23 PM
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Welcome to the forums, GeekyGirl. Have you introduced yourself in the Introductions section yet? We would love to get to know a little about yourself.
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The Taliban urinate and defecate on women's human rights. Payback is, as they say, a ------------. Move along, people. Nothing to see here. You too, Oh Oh Squad members.
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So this issue with the Taliban keeping women under their thumbs is okay with some people? I see no reason to show respect to a fanatic who would take someone's mother or sister, or any female relative, and relegate her to a spot in the lower animal chain.
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