Stinking War Criminals Make us Ashamed to be American yet again
Women Allegedly Held To Compel Suspected Iraqi Insurgents to Submit
In October 2004, ABC News' Martha Raddatz and her camera crew witnessed U.S. Marines in Fallujah, Iraq, seeking to intimidate an Iraqi woman -- even threatening to seize her car -- in hopes she'd lead them to her husband, a suspected insurgent. (ABC News)
By DAVID WRIGHT
Jan. 28, 2006 — The treatment of women has obvious cultural sensitivities in the Middle East — so new allegations that U.S. troops have been using women as 'leverage' against suspected terrorists could stir new trouble.
The practice first came to light through U.S. military documents obtained by the Associated Press in a Freedom of Information Act request. They reveal that on at least two occasions the Army seized and jailed wives of suspected insurgents in an effort to flush them"