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Report: Commanders Share Blame in Iraq Prisoner Abuse

The U.S. military says only a small number of guards should be blamed for the abuse of prisoners in Iraq. But investigative journalist Seymour Hersh says some of their commanders can share the blame. Hersh investigated the chain of command, and published his findings in Monday's New Yorker magazine. Hear Hersh and NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.

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