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Who in Whitehall approved 'gloves-off' interrogation after 9/11? | Ian Cobain

PUBLISHED December 20, 2013

In February 1991, during the Gulf war, I found myself standing on the Saudi-Kuwait border, watching British infantrymen taking in Iraqi prisoners who were slipping across no-man's land in their twos and threes, desperate to surrender. The British were well prepared: there were large stockpiles of bottled water, tents and waiting vehicles.

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