Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Are CIA Gitmo Officers In Danger?

CIA Says ACLU-Backed Plan Endangered Gitmo Officers - -Washington Times

A team of CIA counterintelligence officials recently visited the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and concluded that CIA interrogators face the risk of exposure to al Qaeda through inmates' contacts with defense attorneys, according to U.S. officials.

The agency's "tiger team" of security specialists was dispatched as part of an ongoing investigation conducted jointly with the Justice Department into a program backed by the American Civil Liberties Union. The program, called the John Adams Project, has photographed covert CIA interrogators and shown the pictures to some of the five senior al Qaeda terrorists held there in an effort to identify them further.

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My Comment: When Valeire Plame's CIA status was made public, we had 24/7 news coverage, a special prosecutor appointed, and individuals like Chief of Staff for the VP Libby being convicted for perjury.

On a case that now involves multiple CIA officers being identified to their Al Qaeda/Taliban prisoners .... the media is generally silent.

Is a double standard at play?


Unknown said...

Is the Pope Catholic?

WNU Editor said...

Good one Jeff.