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Your UN at Work

Top story in my local paper (Prince William County, Va.):

QUANTICO, Va. — The United Nations says it is looking into a complaint that the Army private suspected of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks has been mistreated at Quantico’s brig.

The U.N. office for torture issues in Geneva said Wednesday it received a complaint from one of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s supporters alleging that conditions at the Marine Corps brig at Quantico amount to torture.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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