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Maj. Mathew Golsteyn pleaded not guilty on Thursday at Fort Bragg Military base in Noord. Golsteyn is depicted as he leaves the session

A former US military command did not order guilty of allegations that he killed an alleged bomber in Afghanistan in 2010.

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Maj. Mathew Golsteyn was arrested on Thursday during a hearing at Fort Bragg military base in North Carolina, according to The Fayetteville Observer.

The indictment announced last year stems from the deployment of the former Green Beret to Afghanistan in 2010, when he is accused of unlawfully killing the suspected bomb maker.

Golsteyn has claimed that killing was justified under war conditions. Golsteyn & # 39; s wife, son and parents attended the short hearing.

The case has caught the attention of President Donald Trump, who suggested in a tweet last year that he would investigate the case.

Maj. Mathew Golsteyn pleaded not guilty on Thursday at Fort Bragg Military base in Noord. Golsteyn is depicted as he leaves the session

Maj. Mathew Golsteyn pleaded not guilty on Thursday at Fort Bragg Military base in Noord. Golsteyn is depicted as he leaves the session

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Trump reportedly asked for files prepared to forgive several US military members accused or convicted of war crimes, including Golsteyn, whom he previously claimed a & # 39; war hero & # 39; called.

In an interview with CBS that was broadcast on May 20, Golsteyn & # 39; s wife Julie hit back on the suggestion that her husband killed the unarmed Afghan man.

& # 39; Killing? No. My husband took care of a hostile warrior who caused damage and was planning to do more harm, & she said.

Golsteyn (center) has claimed that killing was justified under war conditions. Golsteyn & # 39; s wife, Julie (front, right), son and parents attended the short hearing

Golsteyn (center) has claimed that killing was justified under war conditions. Golsteyn & # 39; s wife, Julie (front, right), son and parents attended the short hearing

Golsteyn (center) has claimed that killing was justified under war conditions. Golsteyn & # 39; s wife, Julie (front, right), son and parents attended the short hearing

Golsteyn & # 39; s wife Julie struck back on the suggestion that her husband killed the Afghan man and said that he was for a & # 39; enemy warrior & # 39; took care

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Her comments were made after officials told the New York Times that Trump had asked for the immediate preparation of the necessary paperwork, indicating that he is considering favoring military members around Memorial Day, although Golsteyn was probably not eligible for pardon at the time, as someone in general must be convicted before they can get grace.

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man – named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; – in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence.

Golsteyn shot him later and said he believed he was the bomb maker.

Golsteyn announced the shooting during a polygrave test that he took for an interview with the CIA in 2011.

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man - named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; - in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence. Golsteyn shot him later and said he believed he was the bomb maker. Golsteyn (left) is shown shaking hands with his military lawyer, Maj. Matthew Forst (right)

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man - named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; - in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence. Golsteyn shot him later and said he believed he was the bomb maker. Golsteyn (left) is shown shaking hands with his military lawyer, Maj. Matthew Forst (right)

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Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man – named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; – in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence. Golsteyn shot him later and said he believed he was the bomb maker. Golsteyn (left) is shown shaking hands with his military lawyer, Maj. Matthew Forst (right)

Golsteyn confessed to the shooting during a polygrave test that he took for an interview with the CIA in 2011, claiming it was justified. Golsteyn (left) leaves Fort Bragg's courtroom with his civil lawyer, Phillip Stackhouse (right) after a hearing on Thursday

Golsteyn confessed to the shooting during a polygrave test that he took for an interview with the CIA in 2011, claiming it was justified. Golsteyn (left) leaves Fort Bragg's courtroom with his civil lawyer, Phillip Stackhouse (right) after a hearing on Thursday

Golsteyn confessed to the shooting during a polygrave test that he took for an interview with the CIA in 2011, claiming it was justified. Golsteyn (left) leaves Fort Bragg's courtroom with his civil lawyer, Phillip Stackhouse (right) after a hearing on Thursday

Trump said in a tweet last year that he would review Golsteyn's case and called him a & # 39; U.S. Military hero & # 39;

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Golsteyn, who had been prematurely murdered by the US Army in December 2018, could face prison life or the death penalty if convicted.

Trump said in a tweet last year that he would review the Golsteyn case.

& # 39; At the request of many, I will take the case of a & # 39; US military hero & # 39 ;, Major Matt Golsteyn, who is accused of murder, revised. He could face the death penalty of our own government after admitting that he had murdered a terrorist bomb maker while he was abroad, & said Trump.

In addition to Golsteyn, one of the Pentagon's requests was for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of the Navy SEALs.

He is scheduled to stand trial in the coming weeks on charges of shooting unarmed civilians and killing a foe-caught enemy while deployed in Iraq.

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Lawyers have said that recent forgiveness of several accused and convicted war criminals, including some that have not yet been tried, has not been done.

Some worried about such grace and could affect the legitimacy of military law.

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man - named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; - in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man - named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; - in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence

Golsteyn is accused of shooting the Afghan man – named & # 39; Rasoul & # 39; – in February 2010. Rasoul was detained and questioned about a bombing in which two Marines were killed but later released for lack of evidence

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg criticized Trump and the reports at a Fox News town hall in New Hampshire on May 19.

Buttigieg, who served as an intelligent officer in the Marine Reserves in Afghanistan, suggested that Trump those war criminals or those accused of it were a bad idea.

& # 39; That undermines the foundation of American moral authority, and I think that in the long run, troops are at risk & # 39 ;, he said.

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