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Video: US abuse ‘unprecedented’

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  US detainee abuse ‘unprecedented’  
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A former state department official has accused the Bush administration of unprecedented abuse of terror suspects.

Philip Zelikow said there was a “collective failure” on the question of torture and blamed both political parties in the US. 

He also claims in 2006 former Bush administration officials sought to collect and destroy copies of a memo he wrote opposing the interrogation methods, Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman reveals.

 
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