Senator Lindsey Graham's meeting with Gadhafi are described in secret State Department cables that McClatchy obtained from WikiLeaks. Dozens of cables reveal Graham's meetings with dictators, heads of state, military strongmen and communist chiefs around the globe over the last seven years.
Sweden wants him. Ecuador just granted him asylum. The British are blocking his exit. And the U.S, he fears, is scheming to get him.
U.S. military intelligence assessing the threat of nearly 800 men held at Guantanamo in many cases used information from a small group of captives whose accounts now appear to be questionable, according to a McClatchy analysis of a trove of secret documents from the facility.
Faced with the worst-ever foreign attack on American soil, the U.S. military set up a human intelligence laboratory at Guantánamo that used interrogation and detention practices they largely made up as they went along.
Recently unearthed State Department cable contradicts something the military has been telling visitors for years that the U.S. can dispatch any specialist necessary to make sure the captives in Cuba get top-notch treatment.