Gitmo "A Prison That Should Never Have Been Opened," Says the General Who Opened It

Gitmo "A Prison That Should Never Have Been Opened," Says the General Who Opened It

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Abby Zimet

After so many years of so much abuse, Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert, USMC, the first commander of the hellhole that is Guantánamo, says the prison's "entire detention and interrogation strategy was wrong," most of Gitmo's detainees "never should have been sent there," and it should be closed. Keeping the prison open, he added in an op-ed this week, "validates every negative perception of the United States." Yes. Now.

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