Saturday, June 04, 2005

Piecemeal Vindication for NEWSWEEK

The Pentagon released the report of its investigation into abuses of the Koran at Guantanamo Bay. Released after business friday, the typical time for news that is forgotten by monday, the report details improper action by US personnel and detainees. What is most interesting is that according to the report, far more incidents of Koran abuse, including attempted flushings, were perpetrated by detainees.

It makes me wonder just how the anonymous source phrased his information to Michael Isikoff of NEWSWEEK. Given the Telephone Game nature of the information passed down, I could certainly see where the actions of one party gets attributed to another, especially when one is predisposed to the altered version.

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