Friday, May 07, 2004
The photos from Abu Ghraib have left an indelible impression around the world, but only in the military's own report into the matter does the full picture become clear. This week, the Taguba report was widely available online, leaving little doubt in the minds of many that responsibility stretches far up the chain of command. But technically, that report remains classified. Brooke looks at the question of why it was classified in the first place with Steven Aftergood, director of the Federation of American Scientists' Project on Government Secrecy.