How will the apologists frame this story? Is the military-anti-military? Are the troops-anti-americans? Probably just do what they always do-go after
September 23, 2005

How will the apologists frame this story? Is the military-anti-military? Are the troops-anti-americans? Probably just do what they always do-go after the messenger.

"Two soldiers and an officer with the Army's 82nd Airborne Division have told a human rights organization of systemic detainee abuse and human rights violations at U.S. bases in Afghanistan and Iraq, recounting beatings, forced physical exertion and psychological torture of prisoners, the group said....read on"

This story smashes the " few bad apples" theory that the Sean Hannity's of the world proclaimed. I'm not happy about this story believe me, I'm ashamed. This behavior comes from a severe leadership problem.

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