Disturbing image of the day

Der Spiegel recently published three of the suppressed photographs it has of Americans committing a war crime in Afghanistan. They can now be viewed online, and include this image:

A GI with his trophy

NATO is bracing for the consequences produced by the publication of these photos, according to a Der Spiegel online report:

At NATO headquarters, there are fears that the coming days could see angry protests in Afghanistan or even potential attacks against NATO units. “The images have an enormous potential here in Afghanistan,” one NATO general told SPIEGEL ONLINE. “Experience shows that it might take a couple of days, but then people’s anger will be vented.”

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