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News Whistleblower arrests himself

  1. Dec 19, 2006 #1
    In just another American-style OrWeLlIaN nIghTmaRE, a whisteblower, an American contractor in Iraq, was arrested in the very military raid he initiated, and then detained for 97 days under enforced sleep depravation, with no opportunity to defend himself of challenge his detention. Even to point out which side he was on.


    America, welcome to the the Hell of your own devising! :eek:

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  3. Dec 20, 2006 #2
    These mistakes cut both ways:

    Prisoner Is Released Despite Evidence of Role in Bombing -a NYT article from Novermber 25, 2005; bootlegged forum quote was only edition I could find

    It seems to me that the root of these mishaps is an overburdened justice system. Tragic as these mistakes may be, aren't overcrowded prisons at least one positive note in the Iraq tune?

    http://www.brookings.edu/fp/saban/iraq/index.pdf [Broken]
    Over 7,000 al Qaeda in Iraq killed, captured since Oct 2004
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