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  • Saturday, April 30, 2005

    From the nation that created the PR industry: Fake Interrogations

    When you are tryin to get information in a way that you know doesn't work, what do you do when the boss shows up? From the Washinton Post: Detainee Questioning Was Faked, Book Says

    The U.S. military staged the interrogations of terrorism suspects for members of Congress and other officials visiting the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to make it appear the government was obtaining valuable intelligence, a former Army translator who worked there claims in a new book scheduled for release Monday.

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    Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) said she was "initially impressed" by interrogations she saw on a tour of Guantanamo Bay in February 2004 with members of the Homeland Security Committee. The delegation watched through mirrored glass as interrogators spoke in conversational tones and rewarded cooperative detainees with ice cream. Now, she believes, "we were duped."

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