Scott Horton, writing in Harper’s, makes a long, circumstantial case that there was a cover-up in 2006 at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. In short, Horton points to the possibility that three well-publicized suicides on the base were in fact homicides that resulted from interrogation. The story lacks an eye-witness, or a smoking gun. But it does raise several questions that should be answered in the coming months, including: Was there a classified interrogation site at the GTMO facility? Were soldiers on the base told by a commanding officer to keep quite about the cause of death (choking on rags) of the three inmates, as multiple soldiers told Horton?
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