The 38-year-old, father of two spent 11 years in the Army. The American soldier somehow got out of a locked down camp that is guarded and zipped tight for fear of attack. Then he is alleged to have gone to two local villages, killed nine children, 4 women, while killing and injuring others and miraculously piling and setting some of the corpses on fire then heading back at least a mile to camp to valiantly turn himself in to guards who somehow had no idea he had gotten out.
Never mind that villagers report seeing a team of American soldiers engaged in atrocities during the wee hours of the morning. Family members were killed in different rooms, dragged to a central room and set on fire -- hardly the act of "lone gunman," the most popular person to blame in any narrative meant to provoke public outrage, in this case that of Afghans and Muslims worldwide, while containing the PR damage.
The Five Precepts avoid remorse