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The positions advocated in a recent essay in Foreign Affairs reflect how weak, incomplete and outdated US intelligence oversight is.
"Chris in Paris" is an American living in Paris, France. He is Deputy Editor of AMERICAblog. Chris graduated from Ohio State with a BA in History and Political Science.