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  1. #1 Military Jury Clears SEAL In Abuse Case 
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    US military jury clears SEAL in Iraq abuse case

    By LARA JAKES (AP)

    April 22, 2010

    BAGHDAD — A U.S. military jury cleared a Navy SEAL Thursday of failing to prevent the beating of an Iraqi prisoner suspected of masterminding a 2004 attack that killed four American security contractors…

    Petty Officer 1st Class Julio Huertas, 28, of Blue Island, Illinois, was found not guilty by a six-man jury of charges of dereliction of duty and attempting to influence the testimony of another service member.

    The jury spent two hours deliberating the verdict…

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    Fox was saying that this will help clear one of the others too, the third is still up in the air. The one who did punch the prisoner.
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    Since when does simply punching someone amount to abuse? It's not like he beat the bag off of him or anything. I mean, it isn't like he beheaded the prisoner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    Since when does simply punching someone amount to abuse? It's not like he beat the bag off of him or anything. I mean, it isn't like he beheaded the prisoner.
    Beheading prisoners isn't abuse, it's their culture. What're you, some kind of Islamophobe? :D
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