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In making tactical dispositions, the highest pitch you can attain is to conceal them.

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Should the guards involved with the Abu Ghraib prison be punished?

Yes66 %66 %66 % 66.67 % (82)
No26 %26 %26 % 26.83 % (33)
I do not know2 %2 %2 % 2.44 % (3)
I have no opinion0 %0 %0 % 0.81 % (1)
Other, please list in comments3 %3 %3 % 3.25 % (4)

Total votes: 123
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Re: Should the guards involved with the Abu Ghraib prison be
by GoldenDragon
on Aug 28, 2004

Don't just stop at the PFC's but go after those who (in military jargon) "need to know."


Re: Should the guards involved with the Abu Ghraib prison be
by Anonymous
on Aug 31, 2004
They should be punished if and when they are found guilty by a military court.

Andy

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