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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:21 PM
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NPR:Military Documents Detail Life At Guantanamo
Edited on Sun Apr-24-11 10:18 PM by cal04

Thousands of pages of previously secret military documents about detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison now put a name, a history and a face on hundreds of men in captivity there. The documents include details on 158 men on whom no information has ever been released.

The hundreds of classified documents - marked "secret" and "noforn" meaning the information is not to be shared with representatives of other countries - are assessments, interviews and internal memos from the Pentagon's Joint Task Force at Guantanamo. The task force was supposed to determine who the detainees were, how they might be connected to terrorism and whether they posed a threat to the U.S. and its allies in the future.

These intelligence summaries and assessments - which date back as far as 2002 and run until the beginning of 2009 - pull back the curtain on a sometimes chaotic process as officials at Guantanamo tried to determine whether detainees continue to be held, released to a third country, or prosecuted for terrorism and other crimes.

Among the findings in the files:
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The Guantanamo Files /

Classified Files Offer New Insights Into Detainees

WikiLeaks: Secret Guantanamo files show U.S. disarray
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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:30 PM
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1. Wikileaks--It's Christmas, Easter and your Birthday Every Day!
Now, if they could just get the confession of the biggest liar in office....
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