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Documents Detail U.S. Abuse of Detainees

Some 6,000 pages of documents released under the Freedom of Information Act provide new details about the mistreatment of detainees by U.S. soldiers and intelligence personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Jackie Northam.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.