Impure Tactics

New reports of detainee abuse at Gitmo suggest interrogators used female sexuality as a weapon

The prisoner, held at the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay, was believed to have taken flying lessons in Arizona before 9/11, just like one of the hijackers. The female Army interrogator repeatedly asked the shackled Saudi, "Who sent you to Arizona?" but the 21-year-old said nothing. The interrogator and the translator for the session took a break and stepped into the hall. When they returned, the interrogator shed the top of her camouflage battle-dress uniform, revealing a tight Army T shirt. The prisoner looked away. She rubbed her breasts against his back, taunting him about his erection. She stood in...

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