Mystery on Highway 10

Capturing three suspicious men carrying $600,000 at a checkpoint in the early days of the Iraq war might have seemed relatively simple to the Australian Special Air Service soldiers, who had been in the country for three weeks fighting Saddam Hussein's troops. But now the incident on the road from Baghdad to the Jordanian border on April 11, 2003, could bog the special forces in an ugly row. In August, international law expert Marc Henzelin filed a $1.5-million claim for compensation with the U.S. military for the alleged torture of two Iranian nationals, the suspected murder of a third Iranian and...

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