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As told to Supriya Venkatesan. On Sept. I was making my way across the campus to go to my next class when I saw a huddle of students around a TV in the cafeteria.
But the blame for Iraq does not end with Cheney, Bush, or Rumsfeld. Nor is it limited to the intelligence operatives who sat silent as the administration cherry-picked its case for war, or with those, like Colin Powell or Hans Blix, who, in the name of loyalty or statesmanship, did not give full throat to their misgivings. But let us not forget that it lies, inescapably, with we the American people, who, in our fear and rage over the catastrophic events of September 11,allowed ourselves to be suckered into the most audacious bait and switch of all time.
Barring a successful appeal or presidential pardon, year-old Steven Green will not be eligible for release from prison. Judge Thomas Russell handed down the sentence on Friday in a federal court in western Kentucky after a jury convicted Green in May of conspiracy, rape and multiple counts of murder for the deaths of the al-Janabi family on March 12,at their rural home outside Mahmoudiya, Iraq, about 20 miles south of Baghdad. The jury couldn't reach a unanimous decision about whether or not Green should get a death sentence, automatically making Green's sentence life in prison. He was considered the ringleader of a group of five soldiers who plotted the crime over whiskey and a game of cards at a traffic check point in Mahmudiyah.
About six months after the United States invasion of Iraq ofrumors of Iraq prison abuse scandals started to emerge. The best known abuse incidents occurred at the large Abu Ghraib prison. Graphic pictures of some of those abuse incidents were made public.
This project started as a straightforward news assignment to photograph the invasion of Iraq in for Newsweek. It has evolved into a remembered account of events witnessed by three men who processed them differently. The project exists as an exhibition and eventually will become a book that includes my own journals of text and images; the journals of US Marine Lt.
They died Tuesday after coming under fire from militia members loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. After the attack, U. Bradley May, the commander of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. The U.
November 2, Diyala Province Our last mission before Fallujah. Seven months later, by the light of a full moon, we wade through chest-high sewage. We inch along, arms above our heads to hold our weapons out of the muck.
As many as fifty thousand men and women—no accurate count is possible—were jammed into Abu Ghraib at one time, in twelve-by-twelve-foot cells that were little more than human holding pits. The coalition authorities had the floors tiled, cells cleaned and repaired, and toilets, showers, and a new medical center added. Abu Ghraib was now a U. Most of the prisoners, however—by the fall there were several thousand, including women and teen-agers—were civilians, many of whom had been picked up in random military sweeps and at highway checkpoints.