In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king
At the Camp War Horse detention centre in Baguba, north of Baghdad, it is a surreal scene: US soldiers handing out cash to freed prisoners along with a note saying “You have not been mistreated.”
Desperate to limit the damage from the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, the US military has launched something of a charm offensive surrounding their detention centres.
What a bunch of dimbulbs! As if saying “you have not been mistreated” and then giving them a bribe could possible make up for the obvious and by now well-documented torture many of them received. The ones that lived, that is…