Conflict & Justice

US Marines Identified in 'Urination' Video


'Urination' Video (BBC Video)

The Pentagon is following through on its promise to quickly investigate the infamous video that depicts US Marines urinating on Taliban bodies.

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The Marine officers named a lead investigative officer in the case Friday.

All four Marines seen in the video have now reportedly been identified.

US officials, including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, are worried that anger over the incident could undermine the US military effort in Afghanistan.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Prof. Morris Davis of Howard University School of Law about the rules US service members are required to follow when it comes to enemy dead on the battlefield.