Lawyer and freelance journalist Daphne Eviatar discusses Guantanamo detainee Mohamed Jawad’s legal limbo, the DOJ/U.S. military payment to prosecution witnesses in Afghanistan, the political peril in releasing the “worst of the worst” from custody and how even a limited torture investigation could potentially climb up the chain of command.
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Daphne Eviatar is a lawyer and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, Legal Affairs, Mother Jones, the Washington Independent and many others. She is a Senior Reporter at The American Lawyer and was an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow in 2005 and a Pew International Journalism fellow in 2002.