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Monday, August 20, 2007

Military Judge Dismisses Serious Charges Against Abu Ghraib Officer

From newsday.com: A military judge on Monday dismissed two of the most serious charges against the only officer charged with abusing detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison after an investigator acknowledged he failed to read the defendant his rights.

Army Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan is the last of 12 Abu Ghraib defendants to be court-martialed. He still faces four counts, including cruelty and maltreatment of detainees.

His trial was set to begin Monday afternoon. Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]

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