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Scandalous Guantanamo--article in WashPost 8/21/06

Scandalous Guantanamo--article in WashPost 8/21/06

Subject:        Scandalous Guantanamo--article in WashPost 8/21/06
Date:   Mon, 21 Aug 2006 17:01:35 -0400
From:   Robert Keeley

  This fairly long article in today's Post is well worth reading, as
it appears to be well researched, and it is really upsetting. If the
behavior of our government in this case is illustrative of how a
democracy works, then it's no wonder that many foreigners lack
enthusiasm for our project of injecting democracy into their neighborhoods.

At Guantanamo, Caught in a Legal Trap

By Craig Whitlock

SARAJEVO, Bosnia -- On Jan. 18, 2002, six men suspected of plotting to attack the U.S. Embassy were seized here by U.S. troops and flown to Cuba, where they became some of the first arrivals at the Pentagon's new prison at Guantanamo Bay. In early October 2001, the United States was still... At......

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