Ex-general at Abu Ghraib says Rumsfeld OK’d abuse

Former US Army Brigadier General Janis Karpinski was quoted as saying in Spain’s El País newspaper that she had seen a letter apparently signed by Rumsfeld allowed civilian contractors to use techniques such as sleep deprivation during interrogation. Karpinski, who ran the prison until early 2004, said she saw a memorandum signed by Rumsfeld detailing the use of harsh interrogation methods.

Published in: on June 18, 2007 at 11:01 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. “The handwritten signature was above his printed name and in the same handwriting in the margin was written: ‘Make sure this is accomplished,‘ ”

    Oh, so the the “Mission Accomplished” banner is correct … it just shouldn’t have been hung from the Abu Ghraib prison not the USS Lincoln.

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