This was a widespread problem. It reached from Afghanistan to Iraq to Guantanamo. It has been happening since Sept 11th at Guantanamo, and it was not ignored by the left wing.
Rumsfeld, and the rest of the administration has been very secretive. No one ever seems to be held accountable for mis-givings in this administration. No WMD's in Iraq, and lies about them, Leak gate, 9/11 etc...
In the worst Government failure in History (911) The investigation seemed to applaud how well these people were doing their jobs. I witnessed the same today when Rumsfeld was questioned by Republican senators about
Rumsfeld gave the impression that Geneva convention did not apply. Leaders lead by example.
Who will fall on their sword for GWB? As the balme game goes on, it will point to the private contractors, whom are not bound to the same regulations as the military. So what regulations are they bound to? What rules to the CIA and Intel have to follow? They can not be court martialed, as they are not military.
What is their chain of command?
Iraqi child Zahra Jassim, 12, waits for treatment in the Al Hakim
hospital in Najaf, Iraq, Friday, May 7, 2004. U.S. soldiers seized
the governor's office Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, wresting
control from Shiite militiamen loyal to a radical cleric in battles
that left an estimated 40 Iraqis dead. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
England has not been charged. She
has transferred to Fort
Bragg, N.C., where England has declined to leave
the base because she does not want media attention, her sister
said. I think she's being picked on and being used as a
scapegoat,'' Klinestiver said. ``I don't know why they're showing
her so much when she hasn't been charged.
It is both odd and difficult to believe that Defense Secretary
Donald Rumsfeld never got around to reading the 53-page
reportby Major Gen.
Antonio Taguba listing the terrible abuse of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib
prison 20 miles west of Baghdad. It is also odd and difficult to
believe that the private military firm
CACI International has never
heard from the Army or the Department of Defense that Taguba named
two of its employees of directly or indirectly causing widespread