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Standard Operating Procedure: Finally Learning the Horrors of Abu Ghraib

A Brave New Review of Errol Morris' documentary.
 
 
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The world has seen the infamous pictures from Abu Ghraib, and we've heard George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, and military brass blame it all on a small handful of "bad apples" going rogue on the night shift. But in all that whitewash, the voices of the soldiers in those photos, the people who really know what happened at Abu Ghraib and served time for it, were lost, drowned out, or silenced. And those are the voices you finally get to hear in Errol Morris' impressive 2008 documentary, Standard Operating Procedure .

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Jonathan Kim blogs under the name DJK. He is a Co-Producer at Brave New Films. He co-produces the Fox Attacks series and blogs for the bravenewfilms.org and foxattacks.com websites.