Shaker Aamer is not being held at Guantánamo Bay for anything he has done; he is a pawn in the power games of others.
The positions advocated in a recent essay in Foreign Affairs reflect how weak, incomplete and outdated US intelligence oversight is.
Ms. Johannsen is the founder and executive director of All Education Matters. She also writes about everyday life, and is an ESL tutor in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.