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Analysis of war docs shows some Iraqi detainees were handed back despite signs of torture

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  • Field reports from the Iraq war published by WikiLeaks show that, despite Obama's public commitment to eschew torture, U.S. forces turned detainees over to Iraqi forces even after signs of abuse.
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  • Iraq war logs: These crimes were not secret, they were tolerated
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Raphael G. Satter and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press/Minneapolis Star Tribune | MN

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President Barack Obama stepped into the White House pledging to end George W. Bush's gloves-off approach to interrogations and detention — but a flood of leaked documents suggests that some old habits were hard to break.

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Field reports from the Iraq war published by WikiLeaks show that, despite Obama's public commitment to eschew torture, U.S. forces turned detainees over to Iraqi forces even after signs of abuse.

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Iraq war logs: These crimes were not secret, they were tolerated, Peter Beaumont, London Guardian | UK

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  • Why did we not investigate allegations of murder and torture in Iraq at the time, when it was well known what was going on?
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  • Thank you Wikileaks - Now Let's End Wars and Occupations
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