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The Army's on-the-ground investigative team in Iraq has failed to hold torturers and abusers accountable for their crimes.
This memo, dated August 17, 2004, notes that "On 28 Jul 04, the Detainee Abuse Task Force, was formed by USACIDC to investigate all allegations of Iraqi Detainee abuse involving Coalition Forces."
In this letter, the Army's associate deputy general counsel writes that the CID "never created an official 'Detainee Abuse Task Force.'"
One of more than twenty CID documents from 2004 and 2005 obtained by the ACLU that reference the Detainee Abuse Task Force. This one, dated October 6, 2004, refers to five abuse cases involving Marine Corps units.
Former agents say Army accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash.
Bin Laden's death offers President Obama a chance to end the war in Afghanistan and to prevent one in Pakistan.
To launch his reelection bid, the president took up a longstanding American tradition: extrajudicial political assassinations.
Beating up on Medicare won’t cut it as a platform when you don’t have the specter of bin Laden to scare voters.
Because we have not held Dick Cheney and the other war criminals accountable for their crude distortion of international law, torture continues to sneak into our national dialogue as a viable option for intelligence gathering.
In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, will the US alter its strategy in the 'War on Terror'? Jeremy Scahill joins Chris Hayes to explain how the death of the Al Qaeda leader will influence US foreign policy.
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