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Abu Ghraib
as in:  Abu Ghraib prison scandal


); pushing his head under in the bathtub Abu Ghraib style; forcing his face down in the playground sandbox as he cried and fought to breathe.
Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  2004 scandal of despicable abuse of Iraqi prisoners by the U.S. soldiers
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  • ); pushing his head under in the bathtub Abu Ghraib style; forcing his face down in the playground sandbox as he cried and fought to breathe.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Was there ever a greater uproar than the one that broke out over Abu Ghraib?
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Abu Ghraib.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Someone in Zeitoun’s cage mentioned Abu Ghraib, wondering at what point they’d be asked to pose naked, in a vertical pyramid, and which guard would lean into the picture, grinning.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun

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  • After the Abu Ghraib scandal broke, I left because I felt I could not make any difference anymore.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • The brave soldier who came forward and named the abuses at Abu Ghraib Prison was responsible for a sweeping investigation.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Abu Ghraib [8] , Iranian Revolution [8] , 1973 Oil Crisis [9] , Arab-Israeli conflict [9] , Iran hostage crisis [9] , Iran-Iraq War [9] , intifada [9]
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