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Commentary: To understand significance of Guantanamo, read ‘Diary’

U.S. government officials arrange for proxy jailers in a foreign country to arrest a man, who is then held incommunicado, interrogated and tortured. Although our government determines that the factual basis for its requested detention was wrong — impossible, actually — the man nonetheless then, with no judicial involvement, is transferred to and tortured at ...