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10/21/05 at 8:41AM
Associated Press reports:
By LIZ SIDOTI
WASHINGTON Oct 20, 2005 — Allegations that U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan burned the bodies of Taliban fighters couldn’t have come at a worse time for the Bush administration, already fighting legislation in Congress that would impose standards on the Pentagon’s treatment of detainees.
Lurid television pictures of the incident also may further tarnish the U.S. image in the Middle East.
Senate Republicans said the alleged U.S. troop participation goes to the heart of why Congress must pass legislation to standardize techniques used in the detention, interrogation and prosecution of detainees in the war on terrorism.