“Every military commission case involves at its centre someone who has been tortured and mistreated by the US government,” she says.As for what should be done with the detention facility and the military commission, she says: “The war is over and that should be the end of this commission.”.It’s more than a prison, it’s more than a detention facility.When asked if there were lessons to be learned from the use of the base as a detention facility, he says: “There was an urgent need to deal with difficult detention issues after 9/11, but Gitmo policy was initially made with inadequate attention to long-term costs.”.The inhabitants of Guantánamo Bay Naval Base appear mostly immune to the debate raging outside.The base looks more like an American town than it does a military installation.A bowling alley at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba?
The Cuban government today says the base is illegal and has repeatedly called for its removal
While he oversees the base operations, there is a separate command in charge of the prison and the military commission“The exposure that it received based on the detention facility is understandable, but it’s not the sole function of this installation,” he tells The Independent in his office overlooking the oceanCaptain White compares his role as the commander of the base as a landlord overseeing tenants – one of which happens to be a detention facilityCamp Justice on Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, where military trials of terror suspects take placeCamp X-Ray, where the first prisoners were brought to Guantánamo Bay in 2002, now lies abandonedA bowling alley at Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba
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