Relative: Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners Was Planned

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Reports that U.S. military personnel abused Iraqi prisoners in the occupied nation spark accusations that the humiliations and torture were orchestrated by U.S. intelligence officials. The uncle of one of the accused, Army Reserves Staff Sgt. Ivan Frederick, says Frederick is innocent. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley, NPR's Jackie Northam and Gary Solis of Georgetown University.

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