Military Barriers Impede a Newspaper's Investigation

Pyes, Craig
March 2007
Nieman Reports;Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p33
The article discusses the author's experience when he and fellow journalist Kevin Sack investigated how two Afghans died while detained by U.S. Special Forces in Afghanistan and the many barriers the military put in their way as he and Sack reported the story for the "Los Angeles Times." He describes the involvement of the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Command into the investigation.


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