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Army Eyes Charges in Afghan Prison Deaths

The Army says up to 28 U.S. soldiers may face criminal charges connected to the deaths of two prisoners at an U.S.-run prison in Afghanistan two years ago. The most serious potential charges cited include involuntary manslaughter and maiming. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.