Andy Worthington

[audio:http://dissentradio.com/radio/10_09_21_worthington.mp3]

Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files, discusses his 8-part exposé on the 176 remaining prisoners in Guantanamo, the nearly 600 inmates already released that put the lie to “worst of the worst” claims, Obama’s political decision not to release Yemeni prisoners no matter their innocence, Taliban foot soldiers fighting the Northern Alliance pre-9/11 unfairly lumped together with actual terrorism suspects and how the Abu Zubaydah case proves that evidence obtained through torture cannot be relied upon.

MP3 here. (25:06)

Andy Worthington writes for Counterpunch, the Future of Freedom Foundation and Antiwar.com. He is the author of The Guantanamo Files and writes an eponymous blog. His documentary movie Outside the Law: Stories From Guantanamo is available on DVD.

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  1. Taliban training camps, established to train opposition to and combat the Quisling Northern Alliance have long been accused of training terrorists. The Northern Alliance, current and past darlings of the Washington foreign policy wonks, had been in the pay of the Soviet 40th Army all during the Soviet/Afghan War and now, again, serve their paymasters and co-conspirators from Washington, Delhi and Tehran to the detriment of their fellow citizens.

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