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Could Afghanistan Killing Spree Have Been Prevented?

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Whether it was a psychotic break or underlying mental illness that led a United States Army soldier to allegedly massacre 16 Afghan civilians — including women and children — early Sunday morning is still unclear. But as military investigators reportedly interrogate the 38-year-old staff sergeant they say they believe to be behind the killing spree, psychological experts said such actions are generally preceded by strong signals that something is wrong — signals that, in this case, may have been missed or gone unreported.

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