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Army Contractor Policy Circumvented at Abu Ghraib

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Army Contractor Policy Circumvented at Abu Ghraib

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Army Contractor Policy Circumvented at Abu Ghraib

Army Contractor Policy Circumvented at Abu Ghraib

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Some officials say an Army policy barring the significant use of civilians for intelligence work has been circumvented, to the military's detriment. Civilian contractors interrogated prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq, some of whom are now considered responsible for abuses at the prison. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.