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As Torture Memos Reveal, Gen. Karpinski Stands Up for Her Soldiers

By Chris Lombardi
Five years ago, revelations of the torture of prisoners in Iraq at Abu Ghraib prison resulted in the prosecution of low-ranking members of a military police unit headed by then-Brigadier General Janis Karpinski,who was demoted to colonel for not having prevented  abuse of detainees, despite evidence that such “extraordinary measures”  had been sanctioned by commanders in Washington. This week, when…
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