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Abu Ghraib Report Faults Top Leadership

A commission on Abu Ghraib prison abuses, headed by former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger, finds fault throughout the chain of military command and in Washington.

Top leaders are criticized for failing to provide adequate resources to the prison.

Hear Schlesinger and NPR's Robert Siegel.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.