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U.S. Army Reserve Brigadier General

Janis Karpinski

, until the Bush administration scandal regarding



Abu Ghraib
"where



Saddam Hussein
's political opponents were tortured and hanged," served as "the lone female commander in Iraq, [who ran] the prison system that once was an apparatus of terror."

[1]



Karpinski was "also responsible for 3,400 National Guard and Army reservists deployed from the Persian Gulf to the northern city of



Mosul
. Among them ... a military police unit from St. Petersburg that helps guard Abu Ghraib, renamed Baghdad Central and now housing hundreds of garden-variety criminals as well as those accused of violence against



coalition troops
."

[2]



Also see

Camp Bucca
.


I had been hesitant to speak out before because this Administration is so vindictive. But now I will ... Anybody who confronts this Administration or Rumsfeld or the Pentagon with a true assessment, they find themselves either out of a job, out of their positions, fired, relieved or chastised. Their career comes to an end.

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Janis Karpinski, commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade, was demoted to colonel and received a letter of reprimand. Colonel Thomas M. Pappas, commander of the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, was relieved of command, received a letter of reprimand and was fined $8,000. 5. 'Fat Leonard' ...
By all accounts, Gen. John Kelly was a fine Marine. He served with Gen. James Mattis, now the secretary of defense, and was seen as being in the Mattis mold — a low-key, prudent, rigorous thinker. So it is with surprise that I see Mr. Kelly, in his new role as secretary of Homeland Security, presiding over a ...

Ten years and the scripted media narrative of the Iraq War — now receding into the rear-view of our embarrassingly short American memory — is about as satisfying as the obligatory drum solo at your standard 1980's rock concert. In other words, a milquetoast, factory-wrapped history of the war is ...
(CNN) -- She said she was a scapegoat. She said she was just following orders. She said she was demoted unfairly. Retired Army Col. Janis Karpinski was one of two officers punished over Abu Ghraib. Now, retired Army Col. Janis Karpinski can say: I told you so. Karpinski was one of two officers punished ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including Abu Ghraib prison during the period of detainee abuse. Questions are paraphrased; answers are presented in full. Signal: Thank you for coming to Santa Clarita.
Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists have been unfairly scapegoated for the prisoner abuse scandal that shocked the world last year, and the the mistreatment of detainees may still be occurring.

Army Reserve Brigadier General Janis Karpinski has been reduced in rank to colonel, a US army statement said. She was found guilty of dereliction of duty and accused of concealing a past shoplifting arrest, the army added. Gen Karpinski is the highest-ranking US soldier to be disciplined over prisoner ...
Brig Gen Janis Karpinski told the BBC she was being made a "convenient scapegoat" for abuse ordered by others. Top US commander for Iraq, Gen Ricardo Sanchez, should be asked what he knew about the abuse, she told BBC Radio 4's On The Ropes programme. One soldier has been sentenced and ...
An American general caught up in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal is now at the center of a new controversy involving allegations about her past, but she's calling it a smear campaign. Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, who claims she has been made a scapegoat for the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is the subject ...
BAGHDAD - A few weeks ago, Janis Karpinski was in the middle of a briefing when a man suddenly reached out and grabbed her. Crass? No, just a nervous soldier trying to protect the commanding officer as an Iraqi mortar exploded a few dozen yards away. "A mortar will get your attention real fast," ...
Janis Karpinski, commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade, was demoted to colonel and received a letter of reprimand. Colonel Thomas M. Pappas, commander of the 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, was relieved of command, received a letter of reprimand and was fined $8,000. 5. 'Fat Leonard' ...
(CNN) -- She said she was a scapegoat. She said she was just following orders. She said she was demoted unfairly. Retired Army Col. Janis Karpinski was one of two officers punished over Abu Ghraib. Now, retired Army Col. Janis Karpinski can say: I told you so. Karpinski was one of two officers punished ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including Abu Ghraib prison during the period of detainee abuse. Questions are paraphrased; answers are presented in full. Signal: Thank you for coming to Santa Clarita.
Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists have been unfairly scapegoated for the prisoner abuse scandal that shocked the world last year, and the the mistreatment of detainees may still be occurring.
President Bush approved the demotion of Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, whose unit was in charge during the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuses in 2003, officials said Thursday. The Army said three other more senior generals, as previously reported, had been cleared of wrongdoing in the prisoner ...
Army Reserve Brigadier General Janis Karpinski has been reduced in rank to colonel, a US army statement said. She was found guilty of dereliction of duty and accused of concealing a past shoplifting arrest, the army added. Gen Karpinski is the highest-ranking US soldier to be disciplined over prisoner ...
Brig Gen Janis Karpinski told the BBC she met an Israeli working as an interrogator at a secret intelligence centre in Baghdad. A BBC reporter says it is the first time a senior US officer has suggested Israelis worked with the coalition. The Israeli foreign ministry said the reports were completely untrue.

Brig Gen Janis Karpinski told the BBC she was being made a "convenient scapegoat" for abuse ordered by others. Top US commander for Iraq, Gen Ricardo Sanchez, should be asked what he knew about the abuse, she told BBC Radio 4's On The Ropes programme. One soldier has been sentenced and ...
An American general caught up in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal is now at the center of a new controversy involving allegations about her past, but she's calling it a smear campaign. Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, who claims she has been made a scapegoat for the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is the subject ...
BAGHDAD - A few weeks ago, Janis Karpinski was in the middle of a briefing when a man suddenly reached out and grabbed her. Crass? No, just a nervous soldier trying to protect the commanding officer as an Iraqi mortar exploded a few dozen yards away. "A mortar will get your attention real fast," ...
and one female general (Janis Karpinski) demoted, there was pretty much no accountability for any of this. Much the same could be said of the ...
Janis Karpinski, commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade, was demoted to colonel and received a letter of reprimand. Colonel Thomas ...
Janis Karpinski, the commander of the demoralized Army unit running the prison, complained about the numbers of prisoners arriving, she was ...
(CNN) -- She said she was a scapegoat. She said she was just following orders. She said she was demoted unfairly. Retired Army Col. Janis ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including ...
Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists ...
President Bush approved the demotion of Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, whose unit was in charge during the Abu Ghraib prisoner ...
Army Reserve Brigadier General Janis Karpinski has been reduced in rank to colonel, a US army statement said. She was found guilty of ...
Brig Gen Janis Karpinski told the BBC she was being made a "convenient scapegoat" for abuse ordered by others. Top US commander for Iraq, ...
Janis Karpinski, who claims she has been made a scapegoat for the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is the subject of an investigation by the Army ...
The prison, now dubbed Baghdad Central, is under the command of Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, the only female U.S. commander in Iraq.
Janis Karpinski, the commander of the demoralized Army unit running the prison, complained about the numbers of prisoners arriving, she was ...
(CNN) -- She said she was a scapegoat. She said she was just following orders. She said she was demoted unfairly. Retired Army Col. Janis ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including ...
This week's newsmaker is Janis Karpinski, former commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade and detention operations in Iraq, including ...
Janis Karpinski, the former Army Reserve brigadier general who was in charge of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, maintains she and other reservists ...
President Bush approved the demotion of Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, whose unit was in charge during the Abu Ghraib prisoner ...
President Bush approved the demotion of Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, whose unit was in charge during the Abu Ghraib prisoner ...
Army Reserve Brigadier General Janis Karpinski has been reduced in rank to colonel, a US army statement said. She was found guilty of ...
Brig Gen Janis Karpinski told the BBC she was being made a "convenient scapegoat" for abuse ordered by others. Top US commander for Iraq, ...
Janis Karpinski, who claims she has been made a scapegoat for the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is the subject of an investigation by the Army ...
Janis Karpinski, who claims she has been made a scapegoat for the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, is the subject of an investigation by the Army ...
The prison, now dubbed Baghdad Central, is under the command of Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, the only female U.S. commander in Iraq.
Janis Karpinski, commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade, was demoted to colonel and received a letter of reprimand. Colonel Thomas ...
Janis Karpinski, the commander of the demoralized Army unit running the prison, complained about the numbers of prisoners arriving, she was dismissively told to "cram some more tents into the compound.
Dopo lo scandalo di Abu Ghraib, la maggior parte dei soldati riconoscibili sulle foto riceve una punizione, e iniseme a loro la comandante della prigione, Janis Karpinski. Solo loro sono stati chiamati in causa. "Janis Karpinski sostiene di non essere ...
I have reason to believe General Janis Karpinski, the luckless prison commander who is going to be dumped out of the army for interrogations over which she had no control, knew "outsiders" were questioning her inmates.
Colonel Janis Karpinski, the former head of Abu Ghraib, stated that the prison was run by military intelligence and all those abuses implied on Iraqi prisoners were in compliance with the U.S.
Janis Karpinski, who ran the Abu Ghraib prison, said that the torture came from interrogators who had learned their trade in "Bosnia, Afghanistan and Gitmo.


 

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