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Friday, October 22, 2010

Wikileaks does the Friday evening document dump

let the digging commence...

from the nyt...

The War Logs

A huge trove of secret field reports from the battlegrounds
of Iraq sheds new light on the war, including such fraught
subjects as civilian deaths, detainee abuse and the
involvement of Iran.

The secret archive is the second such cache obtained by the
independent organization WikiLeaks and made available to
several news organizations. A close analysis of the documents
helps illuminate several important aspects of the war:

-- The deaths of Iraqi civilians -- at the hands mainly of
other Iraqis, but also of the American military -- appear to
be greater than the numbers made public by the United States
during the Bush administration.

-- While the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by Americans,
particularly at the Abu Ghraib prison, shocked the American
public and much of the world, the documents paint an even
more lurid picture of abuse by America's Iraqi allies -- a
brutality from which the Americans at times averted their

now, if we could just get some accountability... do ya think we ever will...?

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