Emily Bazelon in Mother Jones:
"The men had been hung by their arms from the ceiling and beaten so severely that, according to a report by Army investigators later leaked to the Baltimore Sun, their legs would have needed to be amputated had they lived. The Army’s Criminal Investigation command launched an inquiry, but few people outside Afghanistan took notice."
Eric Alterman at Altercation:
"So ponder this, whatever your cable buddies tell you, so long [as] a tortured Afghan freezing to death remain a true face of US foreign policy—and no investigations are ordered and no one is made to pay—no one is going to believe any American official who speaks of our desire to spread “democracy,” … and no one should."
And no one does.