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26 June 2010 12:27 AM | Tagged: opium poppies
KABUL, Afghanistan – Crouched in a field of opium poppies, a young Marine lieutenant pleaded over the radio for an airstrike on a compound where he believed a sniper was firing at his troops.Request denied.Civilians might be inside and the Marines couldn't see a muzzle flash to be absolutely sure the gunman was there.The lieutenant's frustration, witnessed by an Those complaints from the r