Friday, June 26, 2009

CQ Homeland Security - June 26, 2009 — 3 P.M.

The other Guantanamo: Though it’s well know that President Bush left behind the job of closing Guantanamo, fewer are aware that Obama faces an even larger dilemma dealing with the 600-plus detainees at Bagram prison in Afghanistan, The Public Record spotlights. Of 27 ex-Bagram inmates interviewed by BBC News, only two say they weren’t tortured — while The Guardian expresses surprise at “how long these stories have taken to reach the international media, given the scale of the problem.” Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., meantime, tells The Livingston County Daily Press & Argus it “chills my blood” to think that FBI agents now have to administer Miranda rights to Afghan enemy combatants.

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