Guantánamo: America’s Festering Black Eye

The American detention center at Guantánamo Bay was explicitly created for extrajudicial incarceration and interrogation. This was one of the many morally and legally questionable actions the Bush administration took at the advent of their war on terror, and although cold facts don’t exist in American government anymore, this response appears to have been as ineffective, costly, and politically damaging as the others.

Guantánamo: An Oral History, 1.11.12