Afghanistan Massacre

December 19, 2012 - 2:32 PM
FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo provided by Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, 1st platoon sergeant, Blackhorse Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, participates in an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The Army says it will seek the death penalty against Bales, accused of massacring 16 Afghan villagers during pre-dawn raids in March. The announcement Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 followed a pretrial hearing last month for Bales, who faces premeditated murder and other charges in the attack on two villages in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/DVIDS, Spc. Ryan Hallock, File)