Exclusive: Lawyer says Guantanamo abuse worse since Obama

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    He stressed the mistreatment did not appear to be directed from above, but was an initiative undertaken by frustrated U.S. army and navy jailers on the ground. It did not seem to be a reaction against the election of Obama, a Democrat who has pledged to close the prison camp within a year, but rather a realization that there was little time remaining before the last 241 detainees, all Muslim, are released.

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    Hmmm... Probably the same as when Bush was in office eh?
     
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    no idea. there's nothing there that addresses that. i don't have a very high regard for jailers in general, so i don't find it difficult to believe that some of them would amp it up as the end comes into view.
     

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