Gitmo Horror

The Observer has a longish excerpt from David Rose’s Guantanamo Bay: America’s War on Human Rights that is worth a look.

Captain Gregg Langevin, 32, a reservist whose civilian job is as a McDonald’s rep in Massachusetts, told me he missed his family and was ready to resign from the reserves at the cost of his military pension rather than risk being mobilised for another tour of duty abroad. But he kept himself going day to day by convincing himself of the worth of his mission: ‘Above all else, I know that good intelligence is being gathered.’ He and his fellow soldiers have been fed a lie.

The argument is outlined here.


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