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Abu Ghraib, One Year Later

One year ago this week, graphic and disturbing photographs were splashed across newspapers and television screens around the world. The pictures showed American servicemen abusing detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. Much has unfolded since those photographs were made public.

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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.