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Mira Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 08:09 PM
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NY Times News Alert: Classified Files New Insights /Guantanamo Detainees
Classified Military Files Offer New Insights About Guantnamo Detainees

A trove of more than 700 classified military documents
provides new and detailed accounts of the men who have done
time at the Guantnamo Bay prison in Cuba, and offers new
insight into the evidence against the 172 men still locked up

Military intelligence officials, in assessments of
detainees written between February 2002 and January 2009,
evaluated their histories and provided glimpses of the
tensions between captors and captives.

What began as a jury-rigged experiment after the 2001 terrorist attacks now
seems like an enduring American institution, and the leaked
files show why, by laying bare the patchwork and
contradictory evidence that in many cases would never have
stood up in criminal court or a military tribunal.

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