How Do We Make Him Talk?

The U.S. can't waste time reveling in the capture of Abu Zubaydah. Its next task is equally urgent: persuading the al-Qaeda chief of operations to talk. Washington will say only that it has stowed Zubaydah in a secure location while tending to his bullet wounds and that he may be transported to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he could become the first al-Qaeda man tried before a military tribunal. But more crucial than his ultimate destination will be any stops he makes along the way.

Last week Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld swatted down reports that the U.S....

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