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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • Abuse claims multiplying

    The Army launched dozens of investigations into detainee abuses across Iraq in the past two years - probing claims of beatings and torture that rivaled the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - but case after case was closed with U.S. troops facing no charges or...
  • Top officers are reported cleared over Abu Ghraib

    WASHINGTON - A comprehensive Army review has determined that top officers in Iraq during the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, including Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, who was the senior ground commander in the country, and his key staff, should not be held liable...
  • Abu Ghraib clerk to plead guilty of abuse

    SAN ANTONIO - Pfc. Lynndie R. England will plead guilty to abusing Iraqi detainees in Abu Ghraib prison, her lawyer said late last night, months after photos of her sexually humiliating inmates made her the face of a scandal that damaged the credibility...
  • Detainees in Iraq suffer abuse, says government

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The public war on the Iraqi insurgency has led to an atmosphere of hidden brutalities, including abuse and torture, carried out against detainees by the nation's special security forces, according to defense lawyers, international...
  • More than work drew him to Iraq

    Nick Berg was a big-hearted risk-taker - intent on making the world a better place, willing to do the heavy lifting to make that happen and daring enough to go almost anywhere to do it. As his body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware yesterday,...
  • Emerging leader among terrorists

    He is a high school dropout but a graduate of Afghan terrorist camps and Jordanian prisons. He shares the religious fanaticism and sweeping goals of Osama bin Laden but has built a separate terror organization. He lost a leg to U.S. bombs in 2002 but...
  • 2 more in Md. unit face court-martial

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Army announced yesterday that two more soldiers from a Maryland military police company are to be court-martialed at public trials related to the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Sgts. Javal S. Davis, 26, who attended Morgan...
  • Abu Ghraib chief called good officer in tough job

    Amid the chaos of incoming mortar strikes, uncooperative detainees and ineffective policing that had come to define Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, U.S. officials abruptly installed a new commander in November - a veteran Army intelligence officer named Col....
  • Soldiers' defense not seen as winning strategy

    The low-ranking U.S. soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib have lined up almost uniformly behind a single defense strategy, one that military law experts say typically is no defense at all. As the first public court proceedings in the...
  • Soldier gets year in prison in Iraq abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The request made to Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits was simple, and the soldier had a simple response. Describe, his lawyer told him during his court-martial yesterday, what it was like to work at the Abu Ghraib prison. Sivits, dressed in desert-...
  • Rumsfeld admits telling military to hide detainee

    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld acknowledged yesterday that, at the request of the CIA's director, he had authorized the U.S. military to hide an Iraqi detainee last fall from the International Red Cross and other organizations that...
  • Reservist in court in Iraq abuses

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - More than two months after the first photographs of Iraqi prisoners enduring abuses under the watch of U.S. soldiers appeared, the young Army reservist who became a visible and polarizing figure in the ensuing scandal made her debut...