Update

Friday, November 06, 2009

Transcript

The photos depicting the mistreatment of Abu Ghraib prisoners shocked the world. New photos of detainee abuse are known to exist, and the Obama Administration initially said they would share them with the public. But then Obama changed his mind, arguing the nature of the images could endanger U.S. soldiers. Last week he signed a law to keep them secret.

Comments [2]

Jesse Monroy from Menlo Park, CA

Just sadly disappointing.

Nov. 09 2009 02:45 AM
geo8rge from Brooklyn NY

So do I have this right? It is the Secretary of Defense that has discretion in the matter not the President of the United States of America aka the Commander in Chief aka the Secretary of Defense's boss? Guess the buck doesn't stop at the Presidents desk any more.

Nov. 08 2009 11:57 PM

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