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May 2004: Retired General Says US Is Holding 3,000 Terrorist Suspects at Diego Garcia, Bagram Airfield, and Other Undocumented Sites

Retired General Barry McCaffrey, professor of international security studies at West Point, says that the US is “probably holding around 3,000 people [at] Bagram airfield [in Afghanistan, the US military base at] Diego Garcia, Guantanamo, 16 camps throughout Iraq,” and elsewhere. McCaffrey will repeat his claim in December 2004. [Guardian, 6/2/2008]

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