ABU GHRAIB UPDATE….Apparently there are a few more bad apples:
NBC News has learned a military investigation into prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison now implicates military intelligence officers in addition to military police already charged.
….At a pre-trial hearing for Pfc. Lynndie England last week there was direct testimony by a military intelligence officer that three intelligence officers were present during the abuse of three prisoners at Abu Ghraib. The officer testified he was summoned to the cellblock to, “see something cool.”
There’s been a lot of circumstantial evidence indicating that knowledge of the Abu Ghraib abuse went pretty high, but so far (to my surprise) nothing direct. With the trials now underway, though, maybe we’ll finally learn a little more about what really happened.