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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-30-07 07:22 AM
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7. Gates is acting as if he is helpless in all this
The MCA of 2006 (as bad as that law is) gives him certain authorizations that could help curtail abuses until GTMO can be closed.

And in addition to that, he is Sec. of Defense - he has the power to shape policy and he can do a great deal toward ending the abuses at GTMO (and elsewhere).

If he wanted to...

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