Rules of Engagement Shift at Iraq Checkpoints The U.S. military says all soldiers heading for Iraq receive training on the operation of checkpoints. But rules of engagement at the checkpoints differ from place to place, determined by the commander on the ground. Rights groups say the system permits U.S. troops to dodge accountability when deaths occur.
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Rules of Engagement Shift at Iraq Checkpoints

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Rules of Engagement Shift at Iraq Checkpoints

Rules of Engagement Shift at Iraq Checkpoints

Rules of Engagement Shift at Iraq Checkpoints

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The U.S. military says all soldiers heading for Iraq receive training on the operation of checkpoints. But rules of engagement at the checkpoints differ from place to place, determined by the commander on the ground. Rights groups say the system permits U.S. troops to dodge accountability when deaths occur.