2008-02-21 The Great Guantánamo Puppet Theater

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<hide> <let name=data index=Date>2008-02-21</let> <let name=data index=Source>Harper's Magazine</let> <let name=data index=Author>Scott Horton</let> <let name=data index=Topics>\Guantanamo Bay detainment camp\whistleblowers\military commission system\9-11\mainstream media</let> <let name=data index=URL>http://www.harpers.org/archive/2008/02/hbc-90002460</let> <let name=data index=Title>The Great Guantánamo Puppet Theater</let> <let name=data index=TextShort>“Specific accusations concerning the roles played by each of the six in the tragedy of 9/11 were all over the media. For the most part, the media has only lightly embroidered the Pentagon's script.”</let> <let name=data index=Text>

Last week the Department of Defense launched a major media offensive. It announced that trials of six "high-value detainees" linked to the attacks on 9/11 would be charged in proceedings before the Guantánamo military commissions this spring. Specific accusations concerning the roles played by each of the six in the tragedy of 9/11 were all over the media. For the most part, the media has only lightly embroidered the Pentagon's script.

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