More Allegations of Prisoner Abuse in Iraq

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Lynndie England, the "leash girl" from Abu Ghraib, has been sentenced to three years in jail. There are reports in Iraq of widespread anger than the sentence was not harsher. Meantime, as the coalition prepares to release some 1000 prisoners from Abu Ghraib as a "goodwill gesture," West Point Captain Ian Fishback of the 82nd Airborne Division becomes the latest to say that prisoner abuse is "systemic" in the United States Army. Three Republican Senators want the defense-spending bill to require observance of the Geneva conventions, but the White House threatens a veto. We look for explanations and hear more on the continuing controversy about the Geneva conventions.
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