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Pentagon: No Link Between Rumsfeld, Iraq Abuses

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Pentagon: No Link Between Rumsfeld, Iraq Abuses

Pentagon: No Link Between Rumsfeld, Iraq Abuses

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The Pentagon issues a denial of charges that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld began a secret program to collect intelligence from foreign detainees independently of the CIA. The report, in a New Yorker article by Seymour M. Hersh, describes Rumsfeld approving the use of Special Access Programs personnel for interrogations in Iraq. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and Hersh.

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