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Navy SEAL on Trial for Abuse of Abu Ghraib Prisoner

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Navy SEAL on Trial for Abuse of Abu Ghraib Prisoner

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Navy SEAL on Trial for Abuse of Abu Ghraib Prisoner

Navy SEAL on Trial for Abuse of Abu Ghraib Prisoner

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to NPR's John McChesney about the case of a Navy SEAL lieutenant who goes on trial Monday for his alleged role in the abuse of an Iraqi detainee at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison. The special operations officer is accused of punching a detainee and allowing his men to abuse the prisoner, who later died during CIA interrogation.

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