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New Book about the CIA’s Enhanced Interrogation (Torture) Program Fails the Sniff test

by Mark H Gaffney, author, Black 9/11 (2012, 2016, 2nd edition)

James Mitchell’s best-selling new book, Enhanced Interrogation, offers an invaluable insider’s account of the CIA’s enhanced interrogation program. 845 more words

World At War

Abu Zubaydah makes case for Guantanamo release in first public statement in 14 years

Abu Zubaydah © wikipedia.org
RT | August 24, 2016

A Guantanamo detainee, who the CIA tortured as a suspected top leader of Al-Qaeda but never officially charged, has made his case for release.

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United States

Saudi-born Palestinian Abu Zubaydah asks Pentagon for release from Guantanamo

For the first time in almost 15 years, the outside world saw the face of war crimes suspect Abu Zubaydah. He was arrested in Pakistan in 2002, awarded $100,000 Euros damages from Poland for torture in U.S. 2,854 more words

Periodic Review Board

Alleged Bali Bomber’s Guantanamo Hearing Viewed at the Pentagon Today

One of the 61 detainees now held at Guantanamo Bay is Indonesian-born Riduan Issamuddin, also known as “Hambali” or as “Asia’s Osama bin Laden”. He allegedly plotted the 2002 nightclub bombing in Bali, Indonesia that killed 202 people, including 88 Australians. 1,957 more words

Periodic Review Board

Detainee used as a lab rat for CIA torture experiments coming up for a hearing on release from Gitmo

The whole world is watching

A man the CIA used as a guinea pig for its post-9/11 torture program will plead his case for freedom from Guantanámo Bay later this month…in perhaps the hardest challenge to date for Barack Obama’s intentions to empty the infamous detention center.

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Three Guantanamo detainees cleared for release; A fourth held as continuing threat

In July 2016, Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Boards (PRBs) cleared three detainees for release, and found that a fourth detainee posed a continuing threat to the national security of the United States and would not be cleared for release. 317 more words

Professor George Edwards