CIA torture report: In Iraq, US abuses, and their consequences, are old news

December 10, 2014 7:29 PM

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For many Iraqis, the US occupation was defined by episodes of abuse of detainees, including high-profile incidents at Abu Ghraib prison that became a powerful recruiting tool for militants.

While many Americans have expressed shock at the details of CIA interrogation methods revealed Tuesday in a Senate report, there is little such surprise being voiced in Iraq, where the price the US has paid for those policies is also well understood.

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