Army Interrogator Sentenced
Army Sgt. Joshua Claus, a military intelligence interrogator, pleaded guilty today to assaulting one of two detainees in Afghanistan who died after being abused. TalkLeft background on the death is here.
Claus said the abuses were the result of frustrations during interrogations. He admitted to forcing water down the throat of a detainee known as Dilawar and twisting a hood over the man's head. Dilawar died at the detention center in 2002. No one has been charged with causing his death.
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