Abuse Report to Fault Pentagon An outside panel appointed by the Pentagon releases a report Tuesday that's expected to blame a lack of leadership at the highest levels of the Defense Department for contributing to an environment that led to the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.
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Prison Abuse Report to Fault Pentagon Leaders

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An outside panel appointed by the Pentagon releases a report Tuesday that's expected to blame a lack of leadership at the highest levels of the Defense Department for contributing to an environment that led to the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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