Fitted For Friendship

Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has been a public relations nightmare for the Bush Administration. But the prison was once a site where Saddam Hussein brutally tortured his own citizens, and this week the White House will get a chance to remind Americans of that--and provide some more news that is uplifting.

In 1995 nine Iraqi businessmen were arrested and sent to Abu Ghraib on Saddam's orders. After a cursory trial on charges of illegally trading foreign currency, each was sentenced to have an X carved into his forehead and his right hand cut off. Saddam had the procedure filmed and...

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