Key prisoners at Gitmo still have not talked -- because our interrogation methods are so weak.
Given the type of individuals we have incarcerated at Gitmo (all of them would love to gouge out your eyes --- and most certainly my eyes), the interrogation techniques we are using there are incredibly mild. All of the prisoners receive regular medical attention. In contrast, Americans who are captured in the Middle East have their heads hacked off. The point here is that there’s just no comparison.
Bob Parsons Blog
Bob seems to be saying that "Torture by Americans Good, Torture of Americans Bad".
Well, I will join the boycott and stop using or recommending GoDaddy. I notice that TypePad mention GoDaddy in their help files as one of four "popular registrars". Whilst not actually recommending GoDaddy, I wonder if the people at SixApart would remove the implied support of GoDaddy and remove the reference from their site. I'll e-mail Anil and see what happens.
Guantánamo detentions enter fourth year as torture allegations mount
"Along with the individual detainees and their families, the rule of law is falling victim to this disdain for the judiciary", Amnesty International said. "The example being set by Guantánamo is of a world where basic human rights are negotiable, and where arbitrary detention and selective second-class justice become acceptable in the name of security."
Amnesty International reiterates its call for the Guantánamo detainees to be brought to fair trial or released -- with proposed trials by military commission terminated once and for all. All allegations of torture or ill-treatment in Guantánamo or elsewhere must be independently investigated, and anyone responsible for torture or ill-treatment brought to justice. All secret and incommunicado detention must be ended immediately, as must secret transfers of detainees between countries.
Amnesty International Press Release
Halliburton given $30m to expand Guantanamo Bay
Not only Democrats but also several prominent Republicans - among them Mel Martinez, Florida Senator and former Bush cabinet member - have publicly argued that the damage to America's image caused by the prison now outweighs any practical benefits it might have. Joe Biden, the senior Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has described the prison's image as a "recruiting agent" for al-Qa'ida.