What's an Afghan Life Worth? Slain Afghan Villagers' Families Paid $50,000 in Compensation

In any war, it's one of the hardest questions to ask. Ten years into the Afghanistan mission, as casualties mount with no real clarity about what victory would look like -- it's a question now more important than ever. In a country filled with death, what's the price of a single life? Two weeks ago, up to 17 Afghan villagers were methodically gunned down in the middle of the night in their Panjwaii district village. Most were shot with a single, targeted bullet to the head. Some of the dead,...Full Story
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