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'Failure in Leadership' Blamed for Iraqi Prisoner Abuse

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'Failure in Leadership' Blamed for Iraqi Prisoner Abuse

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'Failure in Leadership' Blamed for Iraqi Prisoner Abuse

'Failure in Leadership' Blamed for Iraqi Prisoner Abuse

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Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee emphasized his opinion that a breakdown in military command led to the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Some senators are wondering how high up accountability should go. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports.