- Making News: Senate Panel Begins Hayden Confirmation Hearing
CIA nominee Michael Hayden began testifying today before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning. In his opening statement, Hayden lamented that intelligence had become a political football. Daphna Linzer is national security correspondent for the Washington Post.
- Reporter's Notebook: Former Army Commander Blames Administration for Abuse
Among those who would like keep the issue of prisoner abuse in the spotlight is the highest ranking military officer disciplined for Abu Ghraib. Brigadier General Janis Karpinski was a 25-year Army Reserve veteran when she took command of prison and detention facilities in Iraq. Revelations of abuse brought reprimand and demotion. She's written One Woman's Army about her experiences, and tonight, she'll participate in a panel claiming that the Bush Administration is guilty of war crimes.
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