Iraq's abuse of civilians will make it easy for the next version of the extremist group to recruit.
The Guardian is reporting that General David Petraeus knew of the "enhanced interrogation" of suspected insurgents and hired the men that did the torture. John Tirman joins Marc to discuss.
The Guardian has just published an exposé of interrogation teams run by two U.S. operatives acting under the authority of General David Petraeus in Iraq. It's clear that Petraeus not only knew of the "enhanced interrogation," but likely hired the thugs who were involved in it.
The walls of Um Hussein's living room in Baghdad are hung with the portraits of her missing sons. There are four of them
• US authorities failed to investigate hundreds of reports of abuse, torture, rape and even murder by Iraqi police and soldiers
In 2008, I was kidnapped from Baghdad International Airport by American civilians with no known affiliation, and was blindfolded and taken to a facility where I was initially interrogated in a hostile way.
A federal court today ordered the Department of Defense to release photographs depicting the abuse of detainees by U.S. forces