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Saturday, June 17, 2006
Nothing to see here.

The Pentagon takes care of this Friday's Document Dump, releasing a report on "incidents" involving Iraqi prisoners and US special forces in 2003-2004. The "incidents" included feeding detainees only bread and water for 17 days, using "unapproved interrogation techniques" such as sleep deprivation and loud music, and stripping at least one prisoner. Nothing to worry about, though. These things were "wrong but not illegal" and "reflected inadequate resources and lack of oversight and proper guidance rather than deliberate abuse."

Maybe it's just me, but I thought that part of the whole idea behind how the military is organized is that there were people who are responsible for oversight.

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