Mark Bowden on Torture & Iraq

photoLast Saturday, the beheaded body of an American civilian was found near a highway overpass in Baghdad. Today, an Islamic militant website has posted a video showing his grisly beheading, purportedly in response to the refusal of U.S. forces to release Abu Ghraib prisoners.

Click the "Listen" link to hear Mark Bowden, author of "Black Hawk Down" and an expert on military issues and torture, discuss the abuses at Abu Ghraib and the future of the war in Iraq.


Vivienne Walt, correspondent for Time Magazine

Mark Bowden, author of "Black Hawk Down."

This program aired on May 11, 2004. The audio for this program is not available.


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