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Five Years Later: Al-Qarah was at Least One Good Reason for Going to War

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Editor's Note: Today, April 9, is the five-year anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.

Five years ago, about 30 kilometers West of Baghdad, just past the now infamous Abu Ghraib prison, I was part of a grisly find that left no doubt in my mind about the rights and wrongs of invading Iraq. There, nearly 1,000 political prisoners were buried in secret graves at the al-Qarah cemetery. ...

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