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By Salvatore Anthony Esposito Jr.

In March 2003 the us army introduced an invasion of Iraq. Months afterwards rumors all started circulating approximately human rights violations in army felony amenities all through occupied Iraq. In January 2004, a military MP serving in Abu Ghraib legal left a disc containing images of prisoner abuse at the mattress of an army investigator. the pictures have been notorious the instant they got here to public consciousness, and the face of the Iraq battle used to be re-drawn to be that of sadistic American squaddies. although, squaddies have lived and bled and died holding the human rights of detainees at Abu Ghraib. the current paintings info the braveness, get to the bottom of, and mercy of the warriors of the 344th wrestle help clinic, military reservists from big apple who have been additionally current on the dual Towers scene on September eleven, 2001.

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Still photographs are the most powerful weapon in the world. People believe them; but photographs do lie, even without manipulation. They are only half-truths.... ’”6 The Viet Cong barbarically assassinated thousands of South Vietnamese government workers and killed many Catholic nuns during the Tet Offensive. However, the violence of Tet was presented to Americans from angles unfavorable to servicemen and -women. This turned more Americans against the war. Writers, historians and critics point out that no film footage did as much damage in the Vietnam War as Adams’ shot.

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