Taguba: 'Failure in Leadership' on Iraqi Prisoners The Senate Armed Services Committee holds hearings on the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. armed forces. The star witness, Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba, blamed a "failure in leadership" and "lack of discipline" for what happened at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. But he said he found no evidence that this was official U.S. policy. NPR's David Welna reports.
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Taguba: 'Failure in Leadership' on Iraqi Prisoners

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Taguba: 'Failure in Leadership' on Iraqi Prisoners

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The Senate Armed Services Committee holds hearings on the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. armed forces. The star witness, Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba, blamed a "failure in leadership" and "lack of discipline" for what happened at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. But he said he found no evidence that this was official U.S. policy. NPR's David Welna reports.