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4. Michael Ratner, “How We Closed the Guantanamo HIV Camp: The Intersection of Politics and Litigation,” Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 11, Spring 1998.
5. David Horowitz, “Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left.” Washington, DC: Regnery, 2004, pp. 179ff .
6. Reuters, “Serious Turn to Guantánamo Protest,” October 7, 2005.
7. Carol Rosenberg, “Guantánamo Inmate Says Guards Forced Feeding Tubes Up His Nose,” San Luis Obispo Tribune, October 25, 2005. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article was previously located at http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/nation/12995264.htm yet is no longer available at that website. However, the article appears in it's entirety starting on page 5 of a PDF file located here .]
8. Nat Hentoff , “Is This Your America?,” The Village Voice, November 15, 2005.
9. Adam Zagorin, “At Guantánamo, Dying Is Not Permitted,” Time, June 30, 2006.
10. Alasdair Palmer, “This Is al Qaeda Rule 18: ‘You Must Claim You Were Tortured,” The Telegraph, January 30, 2005.
11. Neil A. Lewis, “Guantánamo Detainees Deliver Intelligence Gains,” New York Times, March 20, 2004. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article was entitled "U.S. Military Describes Findings at Guantánamo" by the New York Times yet appeared under the title above in other publications.]
12. Julia Preston, “Lawyer Is Guilty of Aiding Terror,” New York Times, February 11, 2005.
13. Interview with Julia Tarver, “Lawyer: Guantánamo Detainees on Hunger Strike Tortured and Violently Force-Fed by Guards, Medical Staff ,” Democracy Now, November 21, 2005.
14. Suzanne Goldenberg, “UN Report Calls for Closure of Guantánamo,”
The Guardian, February 14, 2006.
15. Cog Coughlin, “UN Inquiry Demands Immediate Closure of Guantánamo,” The Telegraph, February 13, 2006.
17. Author interview with Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Martin, PAO JTF GTMO, January 2006.
18. Tim Golden, “U.S. Steps up Force-Feeding at Guantánamo Bay,” New York Times, February 9, 2006.
19. Author interview with Navy Captain Stephen Edmonson, July 2005.
20. Shakir Ami, ISN 239, told Bumgarner that his attorney, Clive Stafford Smith, was “using” him and that he was in turn “using Clive.” Bumgarner interview, June 2006.
21. Author interview with anonymous Navy hospital corpsman, May 2006.
22. Author interview with Navy nurse who requested anonymity, May
23. Camps I through IV are open air, without air conditioning.
24. Tim Golden, “Tough U.S. Steps in Hunger Strike at Camp in Cuba,” New York Times, February 6, 2006.
25. Author interviews with Major General Jay Hood, Commander JTF GTMO, January 2006, and with Admiral Harry Harris, June and December 2006.
26. Author interview with Navy captain hospital commander, June 2006.
27. Author interviews with Admiral Harris and Navy captain detainee hospital commander, December 2006.
28. Department of Justice, Lead Petitioners’ Counsel in Guantánamo Habeas Cases, FOIA release, January 2007. Full list of counsels are available in Appendix.
29. “Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, Supreme Court Syllabus,” October 2005.
30. Anna Palmer, “Attack on Guantánamo Firms Cements Bond with Clients,” New York Lawyer Legal Times, January 24, 2007. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article can be access via http://www.nylawyer.com/login.php?source=/news/07/01/012407c although it will be necessary to register with New York Lawyer service.]
31. The directory is located on the Internet at http://law.shu.edu/guantanamoteachin/page8.htm .
32. See the list on the Internet at http://law.shu.edu/guantanamoteachin/page1.htm .
33. Interview with Joshua Colangelo- Bryan, cageprisoners, October 19, 2005.
34. Khan, My Guantánamo Diary.
35. Alan Mittelstaedt, “Stephen Yagman Can Only Blame Himself,” LA City Beat, November 29, 2007.
36. Judge Stephen Wilson, who sentenced him, said, “I was shocked by [Yagman’s
false testimony]. To me, it was so transparently untrue in so many
areas. So I came away with the view that he compounded the lies by concocting
37. Jackie Northam, Guantánamo Commander Prepares to Leave Post, NPR, March 14, 2006.
38. Author interview with Commander Patrick McCarthy, June 2006.
40. USAF Brigadier General Thomas Hemingway, legal adviser to the Appointing Authority Office of the Military Commissions, is an OSD– level attorney who came back on active duty from private practice to assist with Guantánamo detainee issues.
41. “Jimmy Carter: Guantánamo Is a “Disgrace to the USA,” Al Jazeera, July 30, 2005. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article could not be located at the Al Jazeera website. However, a very similar article entitled "Carter Criticizes Iraq War, Detentions at Guantanamo" by Associated Press reporter Cassandra Vinograd provides the same information.]
42. Two cases before the SCOUS were Handan v. Rumsfeld and Rasul v. Bush.
43. United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Amended Protective Order and Procedures for Counsel Access to Detainees at the United States Naval Base in Guantánamo, Cuba, signed by Judge Joyce Hens Green, November 8, 2004. Exhibit A: Revised Procedures for Counsel Access to Detainees at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo, Cuba; Exhibit B: Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Access to Classifi ed National Security Information; Exhibit C: Acknowledgement. Note: Exhibits B and C must be signed by counsel. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this 15 page order and the exhibits starts on 87 of the PDF file located here .]
44. Ibid., Exhibit C.
47. United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Exhibit A.
48. Author conversation with Colonel Michael Bumgarner, January 2006.
49. Author conversation with Lieutenant Colonial Michael Nicolucci,
December 16, 2006.
50. Author conversation with Admiral Harry Harris, December 17, 2006.
51. Neil A. Lewis, “Official Attacks Top Law Firms Over Detainees,” New
York Times, January 13, 2007.
52. Anna Palmer, “Attack on Guantánamo Firms Cements Bond with Clients,” Legal Times, New York Lawyer, January 24, 2007. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article can be access via http://www.nylawyer.com/login.php?source=/news/07/01/012407c although it will be necessary to register with New York Lawyer service.]
53. Vesselin Mitez, “NY Lawyer Disbarred for Terror Conviction Stirs Up Furor with Campus Appearance,” New York Law Journal, October 9, 2007. [Inside Gitmo website administrative note: this article can be access via http://www.nylawyer.com/news/07/10/100907k.html although it will be necessary to register with New York Lawyer service.]
54. Jim McElhatton, “Kuwait Helps Pay Detainees’ Legal Bills,” Washington Times, July 25, 2008. Ref: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/jul/25/kuwait-helps-pay-detainees-legal-bills/ .
55. Interview with Guantánamo attorney Clive Stafford Smith and Mohammad al Shafey, Algeria Watch, November 19, 2005.
56. “Stop Funding America’s Enemies,” Defense Tech, May 25, 2006.
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