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VIDEO: Kill Team: Donald Rumsfeld's 'Worse Than Abu Ghraib' Tour

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Are the grisly photos showing U.S. soldiers grinning over the corpses of murdered civilians -- published last week by Rolling Stone -- "worse" than the images of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib? Does it matter? It certainly does to Donald Rumsfeld. Abu Ghraib happened on his watch as Defense Secretary; it's the blackest stain on his name. There's obviously a big upside for him in convincing people that what happened Afghanistan was much worse -- and so that's what he's been trying to do. Here he is this morning, on Fox News' Fox & Friends, arguing that the media endlessly "hyped and pounded" the Abu Ghraib story, but lost interest in the "vastly worse" Kill Team revelations after a day. [Via Media Matters]

Get the full Rolling Stone report: The Kill Team: How U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan murdered innocent civilians and mutilated their corpses – and how their officers failed to stop them. Plus: An exclusive look at the war crime photos censored by the Pentagon

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