World Watch

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP

U.S. forces escort one of their detainees in Cuba



UNITED STATES
What's Going on Inside Camp X-Ray?
As international criticism intensified over U.S. treatment of alleged al-Qaeda and Taliban fighters flown to the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross arrived there. The four delegates — including a doctor — were to interview the 110 men regarding their capture, detention and transfer to what the U.S. calls Camp X-Ray. The Pentagon refers to the detainees as "unlawful combatants" — not prisoners of war entitled to the legal protections of the Geneva Conventions. Amid speculation that the Philippines...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!