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When news that three Navy SEALs were to be tried via courts martial for possibly abusing an al Qaeda captive... based on a claim by the al Qaeda captive... the major media picked up on the story and it became another instant Abu Ghraib story. The subsequent "not guilty" verdict was pretty much under the radar. Be honest; did you hear about it on television?
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The last of three Navy SEALs accused of abusing a suspected Iraqi terrorist was found not guilty Thursday by a military jury.
Jurors deliberated about an hour and 40 minutes before returning their verdict in the court-martial of Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe.
"This feels amazing and great," McCabe told reporters after the verdict. "I'm just grateful all of us came out not guilty and justice was served." [full story]Better to ignore what you don't want to happen.