May 31, 2006

Qui Custodiat Custos?

The military began its examination of the killings in Haditha only after Time magazine presented findings of its investigation to a military spokesman in Baghdad in January.

General Chiarelli, an Army officer who had taken command of American ground forces in Iraq in January, learned then that the Marines had not investigated the incident, according to the senior military official.

On Tuesday, the White House spokesman, Tony Snow, said that President Bush first became aware of the episode after the Time magazine inquiry.
Nobody is going to be covered in glory here.


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