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Pentagon eyeing future cuts to nuclear arsenalupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 13:48:00

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday expressed dismay at the Obama administration's consideration of a major reduction in America's nuclear arsenal.

Joint Chiefs: U.S. is spying on Iranupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 07:33:00

In an exclusive interview with CNN, the Joint Chiefs chairman says "of course" the U.S. is spying on Iran.

Joint Chiefs head: U.S. vigilant, is seeing no unexpected moves by North Koreansupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 17:30:00

The United States has seen no unexpected moves by the North Korean military since the announcement of Kim Jong Il's death, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday.

Joint chiefs "worried" about N. Koreaupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 17:30:00

CNN's Barbara Starr interviews the Joint Chiefs chairman who says he is worried about the transition in North Korea.

Ceremony honors old, new Joint Chiefs chairmenupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 16:01:00

With full military fanfare -- gun salutes, fife and drum corps, brass bands, a flyover and presidential praise -- the nation bid farewell to its top military man and honored his successor Friday.

Pakistani capital bops to American jazz beatupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:14:00

A head-bopping, hip-shaking flurry of drum beats.

Dempsey confirmation hearing becomes venue for vents on defense cutsupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 15:27:00

The Senate Armed Services Committee could be forgiven had Tuesday's confirmation hearing for Gen. Martin Dempsey gone very quickly. Dempsey is President Obama's nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, but he just went through a confirmation hearing four and a half months ago when he was nominated to be the Army chief of staff.

John Shalikashvili, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, diesupdated: Sat Jul 23 2011 17:44:00

Retired Army Gen. John Shalikashvili, who rose from being an Army draftee to serving as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has died of complications from a stroke, his executive assistant said Saturday. He was 75.

U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mullen bound for Chinaupdated: Fri Jul 08 2011 17:24:00

Amid continuing tensions between the U.S. and China, Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen is heading to Beijing, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.

Official: U.S. cost for Afghan mission to drop, even without drawdownupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 11:05:00

The U.S. military is requesting for operations in Afghanistan next year billions of dollars less than it has been authorized to spend there this year, a Pentagon spokesman said -- a drop that does not take into account the newly mandate troop drawdown in the embattled Asian nation.

South Korean military apologizes for firing at commercial jetupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 03:20:00

The South Korean military apologized Monday for shooting at a commercial airplane carrying 119 passengers and crew.

South Korean military fires on planeupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 03:20:00

South Korean military fired at a civilian plane mistaking it for a North Korea military plane. Paula Hancocks reports.

Gates will be hard act to follow, Mullen saysupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 19:42:00

Adm. Michael Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during most of Robert Gates' time as secretary of defense, said Thursday that it won't be easy for the new defense secretary to match his success.

Obama's national security team shakeupupdated: Tue May 31 2011 07:25:00

CNN's John King and Fran Townsend discuss the recent staffing changes in the CIA and Pentagon.

Dempsey would bring extensive Iraq experience Joint Chiefs chairupdated: Tue May 31 2011 07:25:00

The man President Obama nominated Monday to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has years of experience fighting two different wars in Iraq, but little experience in Afghanistan.

Army head who could be next chairman talks to grieving military kidsupdated: Fri May 27 2011 20:55:00

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey is doing his best to avoid reporters since word leaked that he is the president's top choice to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Joint Chiefs chair to graduates: 'I fear they do not know us'updated: Sat May 21 2011 14:42:00

America's top military official nudged the nation's newest class of officers Saturday to fight a different sort of battle and close a gap between themselves and civilians who do not always understand a soldier's sacrifice.

Iraq tensions rise as U.S. withdrawal nearsupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 17:25:00

Nearly 6,000 protesters flooded the center of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday, defying a curfew imposed one day earlier by military authorities seeking to control tensions tied to the looming withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country.

Big changes to come on Obama's national security teamupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 13:53:00

The Obama administration is considering Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, as the next possible CIA director, an administration official confirms to CNN. The official would not be identified because no announcements have been made about upcoming personnel decisions.

Libyan opposition says NATO strike hit rebel fighters; 13 killedupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 00:40:00

Notions of a cease-fire in Libya quickly faded Saturday as a battle raged for control of the oil town of al-Brega, where rebel fighters claimed they had lost fighters and vehicles to NATO airstrikes.

NATO strike goes awryupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 00:40:00

Officials confirm a NATO airstrike killed rebel fighters and civilians. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Benghazi remains waryupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 21:49:00

Heartened by allied attacks that turned a Libyan military convoy into a hulking ruin, anti-Gadhafi forces remained wary in their stronghold as night fell Sunday.

Fighter jets hit Libyan army convoyupdated: Sun Mar 20 2011 21:49:00

CNN's Arwa Damon reports fighter jets struck a Libyan army convoy as it tried to advance on Benghazi.

Top Marine official cleared of misconductupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 21:56:00

Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general in connection with an incident involving a female officer on his staff.

United States' top military officer visits Gulf regionupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 04:09:00

The United States' top-ranking military officer arrived in the Middle East on Sunday for talks with military and civilian leaders in a region where popular uprisings and political turmoil have captured world attention for weeks.

Pentagon finalizes plans for implementing repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Sat Feb 12 2011 12:57:00

It's been less than two months since President Barack Obama signed the bill that will eventually lead to repeal of the controversial ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military. And the military is already taking steps to implement the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell."

U.S. official: Egyptian military trying to stay out of the frayupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 19:08:00

Egyptian officials are indicating that the Egyptian Army is trying to stay out of the clashes between protesters and pro-Mubarak forces, according to a U.S. official.

Elder Bush brings team together 20 years after Gulf Warupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 07:23:00

Former President George H.W. Bush is getting his old foreign policy team back together on the 20th anniversary of the Gulf War.

Report: Women should be allowed to serve in combatupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 18:38:00

A Pentagon commission on diversity is recommending the U.S. military end its ban on women serving in direct combat roles -- a restriction the group says is discriminatory and out of touch with the demands of modern warfare.

Headlines aside, 'don't ask, don't tell' stays in placeupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 14:56:00

When President Obama signed the bill repealing the so-called "don't ask, don't tell" policy, it did not immediately end the military's 17-year ban on gays serving openly.

With failed test, questions about U.S. missile defenseupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 21:37:00

America has invested billions of dollars to develop, test and deploy a group of missiles called "ground-based interceptors" whose sole purpose is to knock down an incoming ICBM. Dozens of missiles are ready to be fired if the worst should happen.

Mullen to visit South Korea as tensions riseupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 10:12:00

Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is headed to South Korea in a hastily planned visit meant to reassure the South Korean military of U.S. support, American officials said.

'Don't ask, don't tell': The reality of repealupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 14:49:00

It's not if, but when, the law banning openly gay men and lesbians from serving in the military will be repealed, say advocates and top administration officials.

Key week looms for military policy that bans gays from serving openlyupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 18:21:00

One of the most bitterly contested issues facing the soon-to-be adjourned Congress will take center stage next week when military leadership is called to testify about repealing the military prohibition on gay troops serving openly.

South Korea fires warning shots at fishing boatupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 07:12:00

South Korea's navy fired warning shots to push a North Korean fishing boat back to its side of the Yellow Sea border Wednesday, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing military officials.

Nuclear launch card was missing for months, new book saysupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 08:51:00

A former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says in a new book that while Bill Clinton was in the White House, a key component of the president's nuclear launch protocol went missing.

Top military official: WikiLeaks founder may have 'blood' on his handsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 18:43:00

The top U.S. military officer said Thursday that Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, was risking lives to make a political point by publishing thousands of military reports from Afghanistan.

Mullen arrives in Iraq after visiting Afghanistanupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 09:26:00

Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Baghdad, Iraq, on Tuesday, the U.S. military said.

Allawi: Iraqis have waited for 8 yearsupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 09:26:00

CNN's Arwa Damon talks to Iraqi opposition leader Ayad Allawi about troop withdrawal and his meeting with Muqtada al-Sadr.

Mullen: Pakistan trip comes at 'critical time'updated: Sat Jul 24 2010 06:03:00

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Saturday, according to officials.

Pentagon sends out "don't ask, don't tell" surveyupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 08:55:00

The Pentagon on Wednesday began sending out to troops a survey of more than 100 questions seeking their views on the impact of repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" restrictions prohibiting gays and lesbians from openly serving in the U.S. military.

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korea boatsupdated: Sun May 16 2010 01:41:00

The South Korean Navy fired warning shots Saturday night after two North Korean patrol boats crossed into South Korean waters, state media said.

Marine officer: Gays, straights shouldn't share housingupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 21:25:00

The Marine Corps' top officer says he would want to avoid housing gay and heterosexual Marines in the same rooms on base if the ban on gays openly serving in the military is lifted.

Powell in favor of repealing 'don't ask, don't tell'updated: Wed Feb 03 2010 18:38:00

Colin Powell, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state, has come out in favor of eventually repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gay and lesbian service members.

'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal?updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 20:52:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates is set to make an announcement on "don't ask, don't tell." CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Pentagon plan on 'don't ask, don't tell' ready for Congressupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 20:52:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates will unveil the Pentagon's plan to prepare for repealing the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" law regarding gay soldiers at a committee hearing Tuesday, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Survivors still being pulled from Haiti rubbleupdated: Mon Jan 18 2010 22:47:00

Nearly a week after a massive earthquake leveled much of Haiti, rescues of victims who survived without food or water have not abated.

Adding Afghanistan troops could cost $500,000 per personupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 14:34:00

If President Obama decides to send the 40,000 additional forces to Afghanistan as requested by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, a rough estimate by the Pentagon projects the cost could be an additional $20 billion a year, according to a senior Pentagon official.

U.S. official: N. Korean ship may be moving weapons, technologyupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 19:37:00

The U.S. military is tracking a North Korean ship believed to be carrying illicit weapons or technology, a senior U.S. official said Thursday.

Joint Chiefs chairman: Troops' mental health needs to be priorityupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 17:52:00

America's highest ranking military officer said Tuesday the nation must do more for the mental health of American soldiers, warning statistics show "there are going to be more [troop] suicides this year than last."

Bodies of servicemen killed by comrade come homeupdated: Thu May 14 2009 08:20:00

The bodies of five U.S. servicemen fatally shot by a comrade at a stress clinic in Iraq were returned to the United States late Wednesday.

Family mourns slain soldierupdated: Thu May 14 2009 08:20:00

The family of one of the U.S. soldiers who died when a fellow soldier opened fire at a Baghdad Army stress clinic speaks out.

Gates defends budget prioritiesupdated: Wed May 13 2009 13:13:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday defended his decision to shift budget funds to support weapons the U.S. military is using in Iraq and Afghanistan and away from research and weapons that may be used in future conflicts.

Top U.S. military official 'alarmed' over Pakistanupdated: Mon Apr 27 2009 12:54:00

Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is "very alarmed by the growing extremist threat in Pakistan and remains frustrated particularly by the political leadership's inability to confront that threat," his spokesman said Monday.

Obama, Mullen discuss violence in Mexicoupdated: Sat Mar 07 2009 23:08:00

President Obama and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Michael Mullen on Saturday discussed how the U.S. military can assist Mexico in addressing growing violence from drug cartels, according to a military official.

Britain feared annihilation by Sovietsupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 11:46:00

Britain feared that it would have been overwhelmed in the event of a Soviet attack because of the depleted state of its armed forces, according to secret files made public on Tuesday.

U.S. military considers options to deal with Somali piratesupdated: Sat Dec 13 2008 16:32:00

The Pentagon is looking at options, but there are no plans for U.S. forces to go ashore in pursuit of pirates in Somalia, a spokesman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday.

Missile attack reported in Pakistanupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 11:17:00

A missile attack Wednesday night on the Pakistani village of Dahgerat near the Afghan border killed seven residents and wounded three, a local intelligence official and eyewitnesses told CNN.

Top U.S. military officer arrives in Pakistanupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 16:23:00

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday amid tensions between the two countries about U.S. military incursions into Pakistan's tribal areas. Gen. Petraeus Leaves Iraq After 20 Monthsupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:00:00

Gen. David Petraeus, whose strategy for countering the Iraq insurgency is credited by many with rescuing the country from all-out civil war, stepped aside Tuesday as Gen. Ray Odierno took over as the top American commander of the conflict

Source: Unrest prompts U.S. military probe of food crisisupdated: Mon May 05 2008 11:41:00

In light of growing unrest around the world over rising food prices, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is asking for a closer look at the crisis and its security implications, a U.S. military official said Monday. How Much Did Rumsfeld Know?updated: Thu May 01 2008 19:00:00

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Will Obama withdraw from Iraq?updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 10:42:00

An Obama advisor recommends staying in Iraq longer than the candidate promises. CNN's Jim Acosta reports. A War Machine for the Whole Familyupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 21:00:00

As the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan drag on, the Pentagon initiates changes to make military life more family-friendly

U.S. Navy ships move closer to Lebanonupdated: Thu Feb 28 2008 20:42:00

The U.S. Navy has moved the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole and other ships to the eastern Mediterranean Sea off Lebanon, Pentagon officials said Thursday.

Military: Satellite's downing worked as plannedupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 14:37:00

A missile launched last week successfully destroyed the fuel tank of an inoperable spy satellite, U.S. military officials said Monday.

Navy missile hits dying spy satellite, says Pentagonupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 05:10:00

The U.S. Navy succeeded in its effort to shoot down an inoperable spy satellite before it could crash to Earth and potentially release a cloud of toxic gas, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

Officials: U.S. to try to shoot down errant satelliteupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 16:49:00

The U.S. military may try within days to shoot down a failed satellite using a missile launched from a Navy ship, officials announced Thursday.

Pace: Mistakes were made at beginning of Iraq warupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 21:18:00

If he knew then what he knows now, he might have made some different decisions before the start of the Iraq war in 2003, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters Friday.

Pace acknowledges mistakesupdated: Fri Sep 14 2007 21:18:00

The outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says mistakes were made at the beginning of the Iraq war. U.S. Hunting Taliban in Tora Bora updated: Fri Aug 17 2007 05:00:00

The U.S. military received "credible reporting" of a sizable Taliban force at Tora Bora in eastern Afghanistan, leading to the latest offensive in that area, a top American general said

Insurgents killed in Afghan fighting near NATO outpostupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 04:38:00

Almost a dozen insurgents were killed in fighting in southern Afghanistan on Friday after militants attacked a force led by Afghan police, the U.S.-led coalition said.

Joint chiefs nominee wants to win 'hearts and minds'updated: Fri Jun 08 2007 14:37:00

Adm. Mike Mullen, President Bush's nominee to become the nation's top military officer, wants to see a U.S. military that can win over "hearts and minds" as well as battlefield confrontations.

Pace leaving as Joint Chiefs chairmanupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 12:56:00

Anticipation of a "contentious" confirmation process on Capitol Hill prompted the decision to replace Gen. Peter Pace as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when his term ends in September, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday.

Ivins: Stand up against the surgeupdated: Thu Jan 11 2007 16:54:00

The purpose of this old-fashioned newspaper crusade to stop the war is not to make George W. Bush look like the dumbest president ever. People have done dumber things. What were they thinking when they bought into the Bay of Pigs fiasco? How dumb was the Egypt-Suez war? How massively stupid was the entire war in Vietnam? Even at that, the challenge with this misbegotten adventure is that WE simply cannot let it continue.

Tyrrell: Columbus Dayupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 18:08:00

Here I am in our nation's apple, or Big Apple as the phrase has it. Its air has recently been polluted by the foul oratory of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (always pronounced with a jazz beat) and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez. Speaking at the United Nations, they appeared back to back, as unhygienic as that may sound. Chavez called the president of the United States "the devil." Ahmadinejad, wearing his trademark Sears Roebuck windbreaker, took the high ground, speaking of "humanity, commitment to the truth, devotion to God, quest for justice, and respect for the dignity of human beings" -- particularly if the womenfolk appear in burlap bags and the men pray in Islam's traditional "bottom's up" position.

Pentagon fights back over Rumsfeldupdated: Sun Apr 16 2006 20:39:00

The Pentagon made public Sunday a memorandum it sent to supporters and critics of Donald Rumsfeld, after a week in which several retired generals called for the defense secretary's resignation.

Top general defends Rumsfeldupdated: Tue Apr 11 2006 15:21:00

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff defended Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld from new criticism by former Pentagon brass Tuesday, telling reporters that "nobody works harder than he does."

Top general: Military must do more to explain progress in Iraqupdated: Thu Dec 01 2005 10:58:00

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Thursday urged defense personnel, civilian and military alike, to step forward to explain to the American people President Bush's strategy to achieve victory in his war on terrorism.

CNNMoney: What the troops makeupdated: Fri Nov 11 2005 12:47:00

A military salary starts with "basic pay," or what a service member earns before all incentives, allowances, bonuses and benefits (see table below).

Arrests in deadly Baghdad bombingsupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 00:59:00

Iraqi police arrested four people in connection with a string of car bombings Wednesday morning that killed at least 43 people and wounded 88 in central Baghdad, the Transportation Ministry said.

Army expects rosy recruiting numbers for Juneupdated: Wed Jun 29 2005 15:46:00

The Army is expected to exceed its active-duty recruiting goal in June after significant shortfalls in the last four months, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.

Military officials 'tend to believe' al-Zarqawi is hurtupdated: Sun May 29 2005 12:50:00

U.S. military officials "tend to believe" Internet postings suggesting that the most wanted terrorist in Iraq is wounded, the nation's top general said Sunday.

U.S.: No signs yet of Quran abuse updated: Thu May 12 2005 22:37:00

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says an investigation has so far turned up no evidence of U.S. interrogators at Guantanamo Bay desecrating the Muslim holy book, the Quran.

Iraq, Afghan wars reportedly strain U.S. fighting abilityupdated: Tue May 03 2005 11:17:00

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued a report to Congress that said the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan could hamstring the U.S. ability to fight other wars, a senior military official told CNN.

Myers: Insurgency same as year agoupdated: Wed Apr 27 2005 04:01:00

The insurgency in Iraq is "about where it was a year ago," in terms of attacks, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said but he said American and Iraqi troops are gaining ground in the two-year-old conflict.

S. Korea asks North to return boatupdated: Wed Apr 13 2005 05:03:00

South Korea's military will ask North Korea to return a small boat that ignored warning shots and crossed into Northern waters.

Aides: 9/11 reforms won't pass Congress by electionupdated: Wed Oct 27 2004 09:20:00

Conceding they won't be able to complete work on September 11 reforms before the election, House and Senate negotiators hope at least to have an agreement among themselves by then, senior congressional aides said Tuesday.

Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman responsive after strokeupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 19:49:00

Retired Gen. John Shalikashvili, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and adviser to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, is responsive and "looking good," a friend said, after being hospitalized last weekend for a brain hemorrhage.

Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman suffers strokeupdated: Mon Aug 09 2004 13:25:00

Retired Gen. John Shalikashvili, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now an adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, has been hospitalized in Washington state after a severe stroke, Pentagon officials said Monday.

Clinton weighs in on bin Laden, war in Iraqupdated: Fri Jul 09 2004 12:50:00

Former President Clinton sat down this week for a wide-ranging interview with Christiane Amanpour, CNN's chief international correspondent.

Russian army chief 'to be fired'updated: Fri Jul 02 2004 07:50:00

The top military leader of Russia's armed forces will soon be removed from his position, officials tell CNN's Ryan Chilcote.

Pentagon leaders pressed on interrogation techniquesupdated: Thu May 13 2004 19:20:00

Two top Pentagon leaders appeared to express doubts Thursday about interrogation rules applied to military prisoners in Iraq and could not give lawmakers a clear answer on who signed off on them.

Rumsfeld in the hot seat on Iraq abusesupdated: Wed May 05 2004 22:05:00

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has become something a lightning rod over the way the Pentagon has handled reports that U.S. soldiers abused Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad.

Journalist: 'Amazing' collapse of Army prison systemupdated: Mon May 03 2004 10:14:00

The U.S. military is denying reports of widespread abuse of Iraqi prisoners, after an article in The New Yorker magazine cited an Army report describing abuses of inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison, near Baghdad.

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