Two officers have been punished for staging mock executions in Iraq in 2003. It is good to see some actions taken by the US Army, but you have to wonder how many events of this nature go unreported.
This news, and the conviction of Sabrina Harman do give hope that some will be held accountable for their illegal actions. What is depressing is the total lack of accountability of anyone in a senior command position.
This raises the question: How good are our investigations, when those doing the looking are part of the system?
This is important to know, since the white house appears to be trying to claim that there is no evidence to support Newsweeks claim of systemic abuse of the Quran or prisoners at Guantanamo.