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Commentary: Abuses Don't Outweigh U.S. Morals

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Commentary: Abuses Don't Outweigh U.S. Morals

Commentary: Abuses Don't Outweigh U.S. Morals

Commentary: Abuses Don't Outweigh U.S. Morals

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Commentator Joe Loconte argues that although the abuses of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison are a serious matter, some American politicians are going too far in condemning them. Other countries do much worse, and American lawmakers making a lot of it are exaggerating and making the United States lose its moral leverage against countries like Sudan.