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Op-ed column: Public affairs unit unlikely to tell us truth about Guantanamo

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It is always disappointing to see a talented writer or gifted speaker take a job in public affairs, because I know at some point he or she will have to write or say something on behalf of the organization that is either untrue or opposed to his or her own values. The alternative to lying or compromising one’s values is to resign, which few people do. A soldier who joins a public affairs detachment of ...

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August 26, 2012
9:43 a.m.

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So the military is full of it but we should trust a blogger who read SOME classified documents and does not have access to the ALL the information. You must be right 93% of those locked up just ended us there by mistake, they must have just been in the wrong place at the wrong time. The gazettes support of terrorists has reached the point of crazy.

October 14, 2014
9:01 a.m.

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Andy Worthington happens to be a trained journalist as are many bloggers. Documents leaked by wikileaks and other groups support Worthington's contentions as does the president's own panel on Guantanamo. Supporting innocent people falsely imprisoned is not supporting terrorism. Putting innocent people in prison on the other hand is a form of terrorism.