The Logic and Risks of Capture Operations | Center for a New American Security

Bagram Air Base

Bagram Air Base (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

At the moment, the United States has nowhere to hold and interrogate newly captured terrorists. America just handed over control of its detention facility at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, a significant step toward transferring security operations to Afghans. And while Guantánamo Bay remains home to nearly 170 men that the United States believes are still a threat, no captured terrorist has been transferred there since August 2008. Yet in the past four years, drone strikes and airstrikes targeting Al Qaeda affiliates in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia have increased dramatically.

 

The Logic and Risks of Capture Operations | Center for a New American Security.

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