STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE: THE SCANDAL WAS A COVERUP -- ILLUSTRATED SCREENPLAY & SCREENCAP GALLERY
Let some soldiers come over here and we'll take some pictures.
I don't need to see anything else in the prison."
And then he left.
Enter General Miller, the guru of interrogation and obtaining actionable intelligence. And he arrives the day after Rumsfeld's visit. He was going to GTMO-ize the operation. Contract interrogators, military people that had experience in Afghanistan or down at Guantanamo Bay, they all arrived after Miller's visit. He gives an in-brief. He's not afraid to say "you have to treat the prisoners like dogs. They have to know that you are in control."
Cell Block 1A transfers to the control of the Military Intelligence Brigade Commander, Colonel Pappas. Cell Block 1B several days later, under the control of Col. Pappas and away from me.
They are going to use those cells exclusively for higher value security detainees.
Abu Ghraib was becoming exactly what General Miller said he wanted to make it, the Interrogation Center of Iraq.