Editor Davan Maharaj and National editor Roger Smith will be discussing this story, including the reasons why The Times decided to publish these photos, at 11 a.m. today (that’s in about five minutes). Take a look at the story, and join us for the chat.
EXCLUSIVE: Photos show U.S. troops posing with body parts of Afghan bombers: An American soldier says he released the photos to the Los Angeles Times to draw attention to the safety risk of a breakdown in leadership and discipline. The Army has started a criminal investigation.
Photo: A soldier from the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division with the body of an Afghan insurgent killed while trying to plant a roadside bomb. The photo is one of 18 provided to The Times of U.S. soldiers posing with corpses.