Abu Ghraib Panel Rips Leaders A commission on Abu Ghraib prison abuses, headed by former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger, finds fault throughout the chain of military command and in Washington. Top leaders are criticized for failing to provide adequate resources to the prison. Hear Schlesinger and NPR's Robert Siegel.
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Abu Ghraib Report Faults Top Leadership

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Abu Ghraib Report Faults Top Leadership

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A commission on Abu Ghraib prison abuses, headed by former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger, finds fault throughout the chain of military command and in Washington.

Top leaders are criticized for failing to provide adequate resources to the prison.

Hear Schlesinger and NPR's Robert Siegel.