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US Marine Who Vanished in Iraq Facing Desertion Trial

The court-martial has begun for a U.S. Marine who vanished in Iraq a decade ago and then wound up in Lebanon. Cpl. Wassef Hassoun's desertion trial starts Monday at Camp Lejeune in the eastern state of North Carolina. Defense attorneys maintain Hassoun was kidnapped in 2004 by insurgents and later became tangled up in Lebanese courts.  But prosecutors allege Hassoun fled his post because he was unhappy with his deployment and how U.S. troops treated Iraqis. Opening...

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