The Banality of Evil
Wired has ten unseen Abu Ghraib photos. Don’t click on them if you’re not prepared to be punched in the stomach. I actually exclaimed when I saw the first one — Mike Lillis asked me if I was OK — so, really, think before you click. Extremely NSFW.
Two things we learn: One, the thumbs-up at beaten prisoners was not just Lynddie England. Pic #2 is another soldier giving the thumbs up over a dead man. Pick #7 is perhaps the most horrifying of all: it zooms out from the infamous wired-box prisoner to show a nearby Charles Graner inspecting his fingernails.