By starting the unorthodox practice of permitting family members to visit those in custody, there is an increasingly large group of Afghans who have experienced positive exposure to US personnel and operations in Afghanistan.
As Americans, we have worked tirelessly to ensure that foreign leaders who violate the human rights of their citizens face justice. But do we demand that our own leaders face justice when they violate the human rights of civilians?
ACORN wrongly gave advice to people who were trying to take advantage of public and private funds for illegal purposes. Were they breaking the law or the public trust? In either case, not Abu Ghraib by a long shot.