Monday 23 December 2002

Camp X-Ray Farce

They're not even Al Qa'ida, does Al Qa'ida even exist? I'm not so sure any more.

Dozens of inmates held at Camp X-Ray were never al-Qaeda or Taliban terror suspects, it was revealed yesterday.

They were sent to the US prison in Cuba despite strong objections from intelligence officers in Afghanistan - who said they should be released.

The chaos has caused major rows in the military, with former camp boss Major General Michael Dunlavey complaining that too many "Mickey Mouse" detainees were being sent there.

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