10 Questions for Natan Sharansky

Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky was a prominent member of Ariel Sharon's Cabinet until May 2, when he quit to protest the Israeli Prime Minister's plan to pull out of settlements in the Gaza Strip. Now a fellow at the Shalem Center, a Jerusalem think tank, Sharansky talked to TIME'S Jerusalem bureau chief, Matt Rees, about terrorism, human rights and Sharon.

AS SOMEONE WHO KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT GULAGS, WHAT DO YOU THINK OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S ACCUSATION THAT GUANTANAMO IS THE GULAG OF OUR TIMES?

The violation of human rights at Abu Ghraib was very serious, but it was...

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