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Rachel Maddow's 9/11 Documentary, "Day of Destruction, Decade of War"

 
 
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MSNBC has produced a special looking at the horrors—and mistakes—of the last decade, starting with 9/11 and showing how it was used to justify endless war. Rachel Maddow's hosting a bulk of it, along with Richard Engel, and her parts are characteristically enlightening. But where she's at her most cogent and sobering is discussing the torture and abuse of detainees at the hands of the United States military, using 9/11 as justification. "Nobody high ranking was ever prosecuted for those things," she reminds us.

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AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at September 5, 2011, 5:08am