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Cablegate: Ambassador's Op-Ed On Gitmo Detainees

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS PRAGUE 001179

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KISL KPAO PGOV PREL EZ
SUBJECT: Ambassador's Op-Ed on Gitmo Detainees

REF: (A) Secstate 142348 (B) Prague 1162

The August 11 edition of the Czech daily Hospodarske Noviny
(circ. 63,000, elite readership), roughly the Czech
equivalent of the Wall Street Journal, carried an opinion
piece by Ambassador Cabaniss entitled "Criticized,
Guantanamo Helps Save Lives." Drawn from Ref A points, and
approved by Department, the article notes the importance of
credible intelligence in preventing the second round of
London bombings and highlights the large amount of
actionable intelligence obtained from detainees at
Guantanamo.

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