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

Sunday, August 26, 2012
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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. A soldier who joins a public affairs detachment of the military does not even have the option of quitting, and the possibility of having to spout propaganda rather than the truth is very great....

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