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Abu Ghraib Scandal When the United States military has a job to do across waters in the Middle East it can be hard to control what goes on and continually monitor actions there For instance in the Abu Ghraib prison in Afghanistan prisoners are being mistreated by US soldiers Not only are harsh and possibly inhumane techniques being used but soldiers also have abused prisoners for their own satisfaction In the former case harsh or abusive interrogation techniques should not be used regardless of the outcome The United States should keep their interrogation guidelines friendly with the Geneva Convention The soldiers should not be taking advantage of their position and abusing or humiliating the prisoners for their own enjoyment This is not only wrong but it also represents the United States with a bad image It can be argued that there is nothing wrong with using harsh and aggressive techniques for interrogation on the prisoners at Abu Ghraiub The reason is that certain prisoners there may have very valuable information The information may consist of future terrorist attacks locations of terrorist groups or leaders etc Some say its perfectly fine and understandable to violate prisoners rights in order to gain potential information that could save many lives The Geneva Convention was created in order to protect the rights of prisoners of war The regulatory guidelines created keep a country from mistreating their prisoners and doing anything inhumane from them during interrogation Any types of torture or overly harsh and aggressive techniques that are not humane are illegal and cannot be used on prisoners However US officials wanted information from these prisoners and have adapted their interrogation techniques for the situation Cambone acknowledged he encouraged Miller to go to Iraq last August when the US was desperate for information on the burgeoning insurgency to get better stuff out of Abu Ghraib Karpinski has said Miller told her he intended to Gitmoize the prison by bringing in
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