Kandahar Mass Murder Plea Bargain Sentencing Hearing, As Tweeted: Closing Arguments

This is a record of the second of two evidence hearings in the court-martial of former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales for war crimes in Afghanistan. For context, please see my introduction to this 7-part Storify, linked just below. I recommend viewing this in /slideshow format. -January, 2014


  1. Storify Introduction (Slideshow links: Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

  2. Thursday, August 22, 2013, at about noon (closings up next)

  3. With the sentencing hearing again recessed for the day - by early afternoon Thursday, this time - John Henry Browne holds another press conference outside the court:
  4. Friday, August 23, 2013 (closing arguments by both sides)