3,390. 2/15/2002

"When he [Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld] visited Guantánamo for the first time in February 2002, he said the United States was holding 'the most dangerous, best-trained, vicious killers on the face of the earth.' Although most of the prisoners would turn out to be innocent of any crime, Rumsfeld had already determined their guilt." [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Ahmed Rashid, Descent Into Chaos, 297

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