Why This Raucousness?

by
Abby Zimet

Responding to the Human Rights Watch report of horrifying and ongoing
torture at a secret Baghdad prison, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal
al-Maliki said his poitical opponents staged fake torture - and detainees tortured
themselves
- to make him look bad. Far too many deaths, billions
and victims later, it still must be said: What is the U.S. doing
there in the first place?

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