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Starting Sunday: The Guantánamo detainees

The Miami Herald will publish a five-day package by the McClatchy bureau in Washington tracking Guantánamo detainees -- who are they, what happened to them in the Bush administration's prisons and what became of them.

McClatchy found that many of the detainees were imprisoned on the basis of flimsy or fabricated evidence, old personal scores or bounty payments. Rather than producing valuable intelligence or keeping terrorists off the streets, the administration's policies radicalized detainees and helped radical Islamists turn the prisons into schools for jihad.