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Several U.S. soldiers face criminal charges in connection with the abuse of Iraqis in U.S. military detention. Diane and her guests talk about the allegations, the laws governing treatment of prisoners, and the possible repercussions of the ongoing investigations.
- Robert K. Goldman professor of law, Washington College of Law at American University
- Seymour Hersh contributor, "The New Yorker" magazine
- Martha Raddatz senior foreign affairs correspondent, ABC News; author, "The Long Road Home"
- Hisham Melhem Washington bureau chief for Al-Arabiya TV, and Washington correspondent for "An-Nahar"
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