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Detainees Used Al-Qaeda Prison Manual, Report Says

The first wave of detainees at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, created their own internal organizational structure to maintain morale, resist interrogation and recruit members, adhering to instructions in a 10-year-old al-Qaeda training manual, according to a classified report by analysts in the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center. “Authorities at GTMO [Guantanamo] noted that detainees while at Camp X-Ray [the initial holding facility] created this structure and took on these roles,” according to the August 2002 report, which was first made public last week on the Web site the Smoking Gun. Full Story

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