Island Mentality

Ackerman, Spencer
August 2005
New Republic;8/22/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 8/9, p15
Presents the author's views on the U.S. military complex at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Focus on the case of a particular unnamed detainee; Review of how the detainee admitted to being a worker for a Taliban construction project; Question of Guantánamo's actual utility in fighting terrorism; Discussion of how most of the camp's population has been detained there for three-and-a-half years; View that Al Qaeda's increasing European profile suggests that Guantánamo is providing little useful intelligence.


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