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Graner Sentenced to 10 Years for Abu Ghraib Abuse

Military jurors sentence Army Spc. Charles Graner to 10 years in prison for his role in abuse of inmates at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. He was convicted Friday of multiple counts of abuse. Graner testifed Saturday that he was ordered to "soften up" detainees for interrogators. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and 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.
Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.