The Guantanamo Leak

Friday, April 29, 2011


More than 750 documents about Guantanamo were released recently by WikiLeaks to several news organizations. Meanwhile, an unknown leaker out-leaked WikiLeaks and shared the files with The New York Times and NPR. The Miami Herald's Carol Rosenberg, who has covered Guantanamo for years, describes what she learned from the documents and shares her concerns about the leak.

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Comments [2]

Mark Richard from Columbus, Ohio

One clue to a possible reason why President Obama reversed himself on Guantanamo: the alias of the 'courier' whose tracking led to the death of Osama bin Laden is said to have come out of interrogations there. Opponents of keeping Guantanamo open are honorable people, but they must confront the possibility that released prisoners have turned up again among terrorist groups, and that detainees have provided information that saves lives. Partisans have to learn to acknowledge things like trade-offs.

May. 02 2011 12:05 PM
Dr. Trudy Bond from Toledo, OH

One aspect of these documents that is imperative to note is the minimal basis for detaining men and boys for years of their lives, years that were stolen for no legitimate reason. And the U.S. government and the DoD still believe they have legal a right to imprison people for years without evidence or charges.

Apr. 30 2011 11:49 AM

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