Skip to comments.Iraq Corruption Whistleblowers Face Penalties
Posted on 08/25/2007 10:01:16 AM PDT by MarcoPolo
Cases show fraud exposers have been vilified, fired, or detained for weeks
One after another, the men and women who have stepped forward to report corruption in the massive effort to rebuild Iraq have been vilified, fired and demoted.
For daring to report illegal arms sales, Navy veteran Donald Vance says he was imprisoned by the American military in a security compound outside Baghdad and subjected to harsh interrogation methods.
Link to MSNBC
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just to clarify....
was VANCE imprisoned by the US or by IRAQI gov’t?
The way I read this— it is the US!
“For daring to report illegal arms sales, Navy veteran Donald Vance says he was imprisoned by the American military in a security compound outside Baghdad and subjected to harsh interrogation methods.”
Why am I so confident that this is BS without bothering to follow the link and give MSNMC ad revenue from my visit.
The story sounded pretty fishy to me as well. Read it and it gets even stinkier.
if this above story is true, this old article is worth a second look, I would think.....
Baghdad year zero:
Pillaging Iraq in pursuit of a neocon utopia
BY Naomi Klein
PUBLISHED September 2004
RESPONSES OR CORRECTIONS December 2004, page 7
August 2005, page 4
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