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Defense Leaders Faulted for Prison Abuse

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Defense Leaders Faulted for Prison Abuse

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Defense Leaders Faulted for Prison Abuse

Defense Leaders Faulted for Prison Abuse

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A U.S. soldier guards cells inside Abu Ghraib, May 2004.

A U.S. soldier guards cells inside Abu Ghraib, May 2004. Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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An independent panel finds brigade commanders at Abu Ghraib directly responsible for abuses at the prison. But it blames a lack of Pentagon leadership for indirectly allowing abuses to occur. Hear NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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