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Graner Awaits Sentence in Abu Ghraib Abuse Case

The trial of Army Spec. Charles Graner enters the sentencing phase. Graner, described as the ringleader of abuse at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison, was convicted Friday by a military jury. He may testify during Saturday's sentencing hearing. 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.