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Wednesday, June 09, 2004
The interest in torture went straight to the top. The White House couldn't link Hussein with Al Qaeda, but We the People can link Abu Ghraib with the White House, starting at least as early as
September 2003:
The head of the interrogation center at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq told an Army investigator in February that he understood some of the information being collected from prisoners there had been requested by "White House staff," according to an account of his statement obtained by The Washington Post.

Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan, an Army reservist who took control of the Joint Interrogation and Debriefing Center on Sept. 17, 2003, said a superior military intelligence officer told him the requested information concerned "any anti-coalition issues, foreign fighters, and terrorist issues."
Oh, and Reagan is still dead.

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