Scott Horton Interviews Andy Worthington

Scott Horton, March 13, 2011

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Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files, discusses the quarterly fund drive that helps keep his website going; Obama’s decision to resume Military Commissions for Guantanamo prisoners; how plea bargains allow the government to avoid embarrassing issues of prisoner torture and bogus “war crimes” charges, yet may be the only way Guantanamo will ever be emptied; and Obama’s executive order that essentially recreates Bush’s Combatant Status Review Tribunals, which the Supreme Court found inadequate.

MP3 here. (18:58)

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. He directed the documentary movie Outside the Law: Stories From Guantanamo.

3 Responses to “Andy Worthington”

  1. More great entertainment from Prez "O"………"0" for me…for whom I voted and hiz band of Trojan Whoreses…. Please…Please…Please… Nine years six months and five days of this is more than a man, state, nation….or world can bare.

  2. Be careful what you wish for! I doubt anyone else, even Sarah "Mother-goddess" Palin, will give up "unitary executive."

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