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Experts: Probes May Cloud Responsibility for Abu Ghraib

Experts warn the multiple military probes into abuses at Abu Ghraib prison will produce much information but few answers about who is ultimately responsible. Critics worry the Bush administration hopes to bury responsibility in mountains of data. Others say documents already leaked point the finger of blame at Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.