Tuesday, October 16

Bushitas Target Army Colonel

U.S. Army Colonel William Steele, widely known in the U.S. military as Saddam Hussein's jailer, has been charged with "aiding the enemy" in Iraq and may receive a life sentence at his upcoming trail in Iraq.

The clue that Steele, like former Qwest CEO Joseph P. Nacchico, (NY Times; free registration req'd) is being targeted for not cooperating with the Bushco's illegal, bogus and lost Iraqi War is that one of his nine charges is "possessing pornographic videos."

Here's the AP story on Steele's charges:

BAGHDAD: A senior U.S. officer has been charged with nine offenses, including aiding the enemy and fraternizing with the daughter of a detainee while he commanded a military police detachment at an American detention facility near Baghdad, the military said Thursday.

Lieutenant Colonel William Steele of the U.S. Army was accused of giving "aid to the enemy" by providing an unmonitored cell phone to detainees.

Steele was the commander of the 451st Military Police Detachment at Camp Cropper, a U.S. detention center on the western outskirts of Baghdad, when the offenses allegedly occurred between October 2005 and February, said a military spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel James Hutton.

Steele was being held in Kuwait pending a grand jury investigation, Hutton said.

The other charges included unauthorized possession of classified information, fraternizing with the daughter of a detainee, maintaining an inappropriate relationship with an interpreter, storing classified information in his quarters and possessing pornographic videos, the military said....read more.

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