6,134. 10/12/2004

“After the Supreme Court ruled that [Guantanamo detainee Yaser] Hamdi…was entitled to challenge his detention in…[a] U.S. court hearing, the Bush Administration instead quietly released him [on October 12, 2004]. …Critics suspected the Bush Administration knew that its case could never have survived the scrutiny of an open court.”

 – Jane Mayer, The Dark Side, Page 303

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