Guantánamo: Bush-era Officials Warn Keeping Prison Open May be $6bn Error

February 2, 2018

Article features Carr Center Senior Fellow Alberto Mora

Alberto Mora, general counsel of the Department of the Navy from 2001 to 2006, expressed hope that Mattis, who persuaded Trump not to resume the use of torture, may also convince him not to send more inmates to Guantánamo, which Mora called “a ludicrous and extravagant waste of military manpower”.

But even if no more prisoners are sent there, Trump’s announcement itself had already caused damage said Mark Fallon, a former chief investigator at the defence department’s criminal investigation taskforce.

Read the full article at The Guardian.

See Mark Fallon speak Wednesday, February 7,  at the Carr Center.