Another Sort of Bailout

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Another Guantanamo prosecutor bails out in protest.


“His work was top secret, making it impossible to talk to family or friends. So the devout Catholic — working away from home — contacted a priest online.

Even if he had no doubt about the guilt of the accused, he wrote in an August e-mail, ‘I am beginning to have grave misgivings about what I am doing, and what we are doing as a country. . . .

‘I no longer want to participate in the system, but I lack the courage to quit. I am married, with children, and not only will they suffer, I’ll lose a lot of friends.'”

9:30 am on October 12, 2008