Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes

U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, charged with war crimes in Iraq, is shown in this undated photo provided May 24, 2019. Courtesy Andrea Gallagher/Handout via REUTERS

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defence lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said. Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, who the presiding Navy judge freed from […]

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