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.