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Pentagon Forced to Release More Abu Ghraib Files

Newly released Pentagon files allege children as young as 8 were detained at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. Human-rights groups requested the files under the Freedom of Information Act. The records came out the same day the Pentagon released its own report on abuse by Navy Vice Adm. Albert Church.

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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.