i don't know how many people are following this but it's a story that turns my stomach: a disturbed GI takes it into his head to 'kill Iraqis' and so gets guys from his platoon to gang rape and kill a young girl, setting her body on fire to conceal their crime - and kill her entire family besides.
Iraq Incident Was Fueled by Whiskey, G.I. Says - New York Times
what are we doing there?
our hubris has turned us into (there's no other word for it) savages.