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American atrocity: Not who we are?
American atrocity: Not who we are?
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"This is not a reflection of who we are or what we stand for." 

       -- Jeff Gearhart, Wall-Mart general counsel, on the firm's Mexico bribery 


[Torture] "is not the norm." 

       -- Mike Pannek, Abu Ghraib prison warden.


"This is not who we are." 

       -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the US massacre of 16 Afghan villagers.


"This is not who we are." 

         -- General John Allen, commander of forces in Afghanistan, on Koran burning


"This is not who we are." 

          -- Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on troops posing with enemy body parts

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