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Rumsfeld a "direct cause" of inhumane treatment of POWs
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Dec 13, 2008, 01:16 PM

And this gets released on a Friday. Before the Winter Solstice festivals. After which it will make no difference......

Good to see such great accountability at work.

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Dec 14, 2008, 12:37 PM
I have said more than once here that the individual soldiers involved in these things, and even their immediate commanders, were not the cause of the problems, but rather the "leadership" involved (actually LACK of leadership) in even suggesting those questioning techniques. Rummy was as bad as anyone at talking about stuff, and worse because he was in charge (and supposedly a lot smarter than to "mention" things that he knew his subordinates would run with).

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Dec 14, 2008, 01:13 PM
Reading the article made me sick to my stomach all over again. Sad.
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