No, all of Saddam Hussein’s torture chambers weren’t closed. Some were just reopened under new management. And some of the worst weren’t manned by dimwit reservists like Lynndie England; they were run by “the military’s most highly trained counterterrorism unit.”
By the way: “… the harsh interrogations yielded little information to help capture insurgents or save American lives.”
Just for comic relief, complaints from the Defense Intelligence Agency were referred for investigation to Gen. “His God is an Idol” Boykin. Surprisingly, the General couldn’t find any “pattern of misconduct.”
Footnote And guess who blew the whistle, again and again, defending our captives from torture and our national honor from being dragged (further) through the mud? Career-service Federal employees. Think about that the next time you hear someone use “bureaucrat” as a term of abuse.