Retired Army General's Testimony Links Private Contractor to Abu Ghraib Abuses

Former Al-Jazeera journalist Salah Al-Ejaili

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An Army general who investigated the abuse of prisoners 20 years ago at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison testified Tuesday that a civilian contractor instructed prison guards to “soften up” detainees for interrogations. The retired general, Antonio Taguba, told jurors that the contractor, Steven Stefanowicz, even tried to intimidate the general as […]