US Official Says More Abu Ghraib Images Could Harm Troops
This comes as no surprise. It is not as if the the MSM cares, but it comes as no surprise.
From the US Department of Defense:
Publicizing more images depicting alleged abuse of detainees at Iraqi’s Abu Ghraib prison could bring harm to U.S. servicemembers, a senior Defense Department official said here today.
The release of more Abu Ghraib images “could only further inflame and possibly incite unnecessary violence in the world and would endanger our military men and women that are serving in places around the world,” DoD spokesman Bryan Whitman told Pentagon reporters.
“The abuses at Abu Ghraib have been fully investigated,” Whitman said. “As you know, it’s been the policy of this department – it has been and continues to be – that all detainees in our custody will be treated humanely.”
Previously unpublished still and video images of alleged abuse of Iraqis held at Abu Ghraib prison were broadcast today on Australian television, according to media reports.
Another shameful day for America’s left, and yet this very morning those same troops that are used in defense were diverted from training to go assist the survivors of the Philippine mudslide.