5,611. 2/5/2004

“The ICRC [International Committee of the Red Cross] report that was handed over to the U.S. command in Baghdad [Iraq] in early February [2004] was a horrifying litany of systematic abuse, including brutality and physical or psychological coercion during interrogation, as well as ‘excessive and disproportionate use of force…resulting in death or injury’ at Abu Ghraib and elsewhere.” [The 5th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Karen DeYoung, Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell, Page 504

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