Pentagon, think-tank screens Saddam torture videos
- fingers being hacked off one by one;
- tongues being cut off with razor blades;
- beatings; and
Deborah Orin, a journalist who reported on the video, accuses journalists of duplicity for not covering the Pentagon-released video. Further, she argues that, by highlighting the current and ongoing actions of the U.S. Administration who are answerable to the U.S. voters, rather than the actions of Saddam, U.S. journalists "have become propaganda tools for the other side".