“Depraved” art and pop culture have seeped into the military: This explains the images from Abu Ghraib according to George Neumayr in the American Spectator, and Rush Limbaugh. Seymour Hersh has a different explanation: He reports in the New Yorker that a decision approved by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld laid the groundwork.

- Cheryl Meeker [Monday, May 17th, 2004]


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