The urination video surfaced on 2011 around the same time as other
incidents that infuriated many Afghans. American troops were caught up
in controversies over burning Muslim holy books, posing for photos with
insurgents' bloodied remains and an alleged massacre of 16 Afghan
villagers by a soldier.The Marine Corps said the urination took place during a
counterinsurgency operation in the Musa Qala district of Helmand
province, located in the south of the country.