Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Charges of War Crimes against United States go unprobed

Former President George W. Bush  and Vice President Dick Cheney
Former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney
Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent Asian Tribune

Washington, D.C. 02 June (Asisantribune.com): Retired US Army Major General Antonio Taguba, who led a military investigation in 2004 into detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib in Iraq in the preface to a 2008 report on abuse of detainees in US custody in Afghanistan, Guantánamo and Iraq wrote: "Our national honor is stained by the indignity and inhumane treatment these men received from their captors... After years of disclosures by government investigations, media accounts, and reports from human rights organizations, there is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes. The only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture will be held to account." Full text

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