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Security Investigators Arrive at Guantánamo

Several military investigators arrived on Wednesday at the naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, with more to follow this week to examine security at the prison, which houses some 680 detainees, most of whom were captured in the Afghanistan war. In the last two weeks, the military has announced that three men who worked at the base with the suspected Qaeda and Taliban prisoners were arrested. Although they were arrested separately, they are all being held on suspicion of espionage. The team of investigators is expected to “immediately recommend reinforcement or correction of established procedures,” said a statement released by the United States Southern Command in Miami, which oversees the prison camp. Gen. James Hill, who heads the Southern Command, declined to comment further on Wednesday. But other military and law enforcement officials said they remained largely puzzled as to whether the three arrests suggested any kind of conspiracy to infiltrate the base. There is no evidence that the men knew one other, officials said. Full Story

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