Television
Sep 23, 2015
Mike Barnicle on the sexual abuse of young boys by Afghan allies

Jim Miklaszewski, chief Pentagon correspondent for NBC News, joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss a recent New York Times story that reports that some U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan have been instructed to ignore the sexual abuse of young boys by Afghan allies. “These allegations in the New York Times have been reported just recently, but you’ve heard anecdotal evidence from troops in Afghanistan, coming back from Afghanistan after multiple tours, who in talking about the country, where they live for months at a time, report widespread abuse. You’ve heard this for years…,” remarks Mike. Listen to the discussion here and read the report at http://nyti.ms/1gSc5n7.