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British Marine Sentenced to Life for Murder in Afghanistan

A British military court has given a life prison sentence to a marine convicted of killing a man in Afghanistan in 2011.Sergeant Alexander Blackman was found guilty at a court martial last month of murdering an Afghan man while deployed in southern Helmand province.The incident was inadvertently filmed on another soldier's helmet camera. Blackman shot the wounded man at close range with a nine-millimeter pistol. In the recording, he acknowledged that he was breaking the Geneva...

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