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US links to torture in Iraq?

March 9, 2013

The Guardian has a lengthy video, 51 minutes, on the role of retired US colonel James Steele and  torture centres  in Iraq.

A 15-month investigation by the Guardian and BBC Arabic reveals how retired US colonel James Steele, a veteran of American proxy wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, played a key role in training and overseeing US-funded special police commandos who ran a network of torture centres in Iraq. Another special forces veteran, Colonel James Coffman, worked with Steele and reported directly to General David Petraeus, who had been sent into Iraq to organise the Iraqi security services

Embedded below is a brief edited trailer

A related print article is here

Whatever your political views worth watching and reading.

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One Comment
  1. jon permalink
    March 29, 2013 9:50 am

    There is only one military helmet and from certain angles these look almost like the real thing.

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