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Israeli Soldier Charged with Manslaughter for Killing Wounded Palestinian

The Israeli military charged a soldier with manslaughter Monday for shooting a wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground last month in the West Bank. The 19-year-old soldier, whose identity remains secret under a gag order, was initially held on a murder warrant.  The lighter manslaughter charge, reflecting the view that the killing was not premeditated, could still result in 20 years in prison. "The accused violated the rules of engagement without operational...

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