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Soldier's Car Theft Court-Martial Decried

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Soldier's Car Theft Court-Martial Decried

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Soldier's Car Theft Court-Martial Decried

Soldier's Car Theft Court-Martial Decried

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Army Sgt. James Williams goes on trial for commandeering a vehicle belonging to an Iraqi tribal leader in Mosul more than a year ago. Supporters say Williams did nothing wrong and accuse the Army of prosecuting the soldier to appease the prominent sheik. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.