Michael Yon: An Army of One

"The village was abandoned. All the people were gone. But where....

As we passed through the village, Captain Combs pointed out the nice houses, saying the people had been simple farmers with comfortable homes and lives....

Until al Qaeda came....

I told the Iraqi commander, Captain Baker, that it was important that Americans see this; he took me around the graves and showed more than I wanted to see. He said the people had been murdered by al Qaeda. I made video of him speaking, and of the horrible scene. The heat and stench were crushingly oppressive and broken only by the sounds of shovels as Iraqi soldiers kept digging...."


"As the investigation unfolds more pertinent details, I’ll continue to update the story. But the biggest question rippling across the internet–“Why hasn’t the mainstream media picked this up?” –is something only representatives of mainstream media can answer...."
Main Stream Media reporting: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz..............
-"Why report on actual massacres committed by Al Qaeda when you can invent fictitious massacres which undermine, rather than underscore, the seriousness of the war against Al Qaeda?"

-"Yon's story doesn't get attention because it is humiliating. It is humiliating because it is obvious that we media – and our allies in the state department, the legal trade, the NGOs, the Democratic Party, the UN, etc., - can’t do squat about such determined use of force...."
Are we surprised?

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