Standard Bearers

Friday, June 06, 2008


New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch and filmmaker Errol Morris spent two years investigating the motivations of the soldiers in the infamous Abu Ghraib prison photos for a documentary and book, both called Standard Operating Procedure. Gourevitch explains that the “bad apples” rationale doesn’t hold water.

Comments [1]

Chris Gray from New Haven, CT

An excellent critique of how these soldiers were scapegoated and the brass and the Administration got a pass, as usual.

Refreshing, what Gates did to the Air Force, wasn't it? Until you think of all the stuff that's gone unaccounted for by all the services.

Jun. 10 2008 01:54 AM

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