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Saturday, May 8, 2004
22:34 - Dismantling Abu Ghraib
http://iraqthemodel.blogspot.com/archives/2004_05_01_iraqthemodel_archive.html#10840

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JMH sends me this fascinating piece. Who knows how authentic it is, but at the very least it's a voice from the front lines.

There are those who say that Abu Ghraib should be dismantled. I doubt anybody who says so knows anything about Abu Ghraib except the name and the fact that the prisoner torture took place there; but if anyone is of a similar mind, it might be good to read this:

Yesterday a friend of mine, whoís also a doctor, visited us. After chatting about old memories, I asked him about his opinions on the current situations in Iraq. Iíve always known this friend to be apathetic when it comes to politics, even if it means whatís happening in Iraq. It was obvious that he hadnít change and didnít show any interest in going deep into this conversation. However when I asked him about his opinion on GWB response to the prisonersí abuse issue, I was surprised to see him show anger and disgust as he said:

...No, it's not something that can be easily quoted. Just read it.

And then tell me Abu Ghraib needs to be razed.


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