Category Archives: Closing Guantanamo

Security and Security Theater

Friday the Thirteenth and the moon waning crescent, eight percent of full, and strange things happening, as you would expect – not just the usual Friday Night Follies, where there’s a document dump revealing awful stuff, but released when the … Continue reading

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Scared Silly

Guantánamo Bay – now that’s an odd place. During the Spanish-American War our fleet used the harbor there to ride out the summer hurricane season of 1898, and the rest is history. Somehow the Cuban-American Treaty gave the Republic of … Continue reading

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