Report Details Dissent on Guantánamo Tactics


A report provides the fullest account to date of internal dissent and confusion within the Bush administration over the use of harsh interrogation tactics.

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In 2002, as evidence of prisoner mistreatment at Guantánamo Bay began to mount, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at the base created a “war crimes file” to document accusations against American military personnel, but were eventually ordered to close down the file, a Justice Department report revealed Tuesday.

I don’t know what I find more surprising: That the FBI had such a file, or that the DOJ under Ashcroft shut it down. Oh, wait. I don’t actually find it that surprising that it was shut down. Guess that leaves the fact that it was ever pursued in the first place.

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Well educated woman, transgender / transsexual, lesbian, Reiki practitioner, LGBT activist, polyamorous, and eclectic Pagan.
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