ABCNEWS Interview With Former Bagram Detainee



Former Bagram Detainee Alleges Some Died in U.S. Custody

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg said in an exclusive interview with ABC News that his American captors were responsible for the torture and deaths of two detainees. (ABC News)

Video: Cell Block Shock (ABC News)

Syria Stops Cooperating With U.S. Forces and C.I.A.

The Syrian ambassador blamed the halt to what he called unjust allegations over the insurgency in Iraq. (NY Times)

Man Allegedly Offers to Sell Bomb

A man who told undercover agents he had "no loyalty for America" has been charged with trying to build a bomb and sell it to an affiliate of Al Qaeda, officials said Monday. (AP)

Ex-Analyst Is Expected to Face New Charges

A former Pentagon analyst, already accused of illegally disclosing military secrets, will be charged as early as Tuesday with illegally keeping classified documents at his home in West Virginia, his lawyer said on Monday. (NY Times)


Bush Deflects Afghan's Request for Return of Prisoners

The Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, asked President Bush about Afghans held by the United States, but Mr. Bush did not say when control would be handed over. (NY Times)


Plastic Explosives Likely Terror Weapon

The special cell of Delhi Police, which is handling the investigations of the Liberty and Satyam blasts, has not ruled out the possibility of plastic explosives like RDX being used for the twin blasts. The forensic laboratory is yet to send its report, but police officers are fast coming round to the view that RDX or Semtex could have been used. (Times of India)


Mulla Omar Aide Escapes Multan Raid

A close aide to Osama Bin Laden and Mulla Omar escaped before police raided his house in Nagina Colony, Multan, on Sunday, intelligence sources told Daily Times. (The Daily Times)

Two Middle Eastern Men Arrested In Northwestern Pakistan For Suspected Terror Links

Intelligence agents raided a home in a village in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, arresting two men of Middle Eastern origin suspected of links with terrorists, an official said. (AP)


Mauritania's Detained Terror Suspects Await Charges, Journalist Released

A newspaper editor has been released from detention in Mauritania, but dozens of suspected Islamic activists remain in custody awaiting charges in a crackdown by the government on what it says is a budding terrorist organization. (Mauritania)


School Owner Held After Al Qaeda Videos Seized

The owner of a Muslim religious school and three of his students were being held for questioning about possible links with Al Qaeda after soldiers seized military training videos at their school, an army spokesman said. (LA Times)

Southeast Asia

Fears of Terrorism by Sea in Southeast Asia

Lee Khai Leong, a lieutenant-colonel in Singapore's navy, surveys the Malacca and Singapore straits from the bridge of a Russian-built container ship, and speaks of a maritime nightmare. (Reuters)


Abu Ghraib Trials

Graner to Testify at Abu Ghraib Hearing

The soldier who wrecked the plea deal for Pfc. Lynndie England could help keep her from being charged again in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, her lawyer says. (AP)


Report Details Role of Moroccan on 9/11

Moroccan man who remains at large was assigned by a top al Qaeda leader to travel to the United States to take part in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings, but was unable to obtain a visa, according to a new intelligence report provided to a German court by the U.S. government. (Washington Post)


Seven U.S. Soldiers Killed In Iraq

Seven US soldiers have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in Iraq. (BBC)

Unity Call By Rebel Shia Leader As Sectarian Bombings Spread

The rebel Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, whose militia staged two uprisings against US forces last year, is calling for unity among the majority Iraqi Shia community in the face of growing sectarian violence that could spark a civil war. (The Guardian)

Officer Drawn Into Iraq Jail Death Probe

British Army officer under investigation over events that led to Iraqi civilian's death in custody. (The Observer)

Insurgents Flourish in Iraq's Wild West

The center of the rebel movement has shifted to Al Anbar province, near the border with Syria. But the U.S. has been moving its forces away. (LA Times)


Perhaps O'Reilly Is Wrong

In a May 17 radio broadcast, telephilosopher Bill O'Reilly fantasized unpleasantly that terrorists might "grab" the Los Angeles Times editorial and opinion editor "out of his little house and … cut his head off." O'Reilly went on, "And maybe when the blade sinks in, he'll go, 'Perhaps O'Reilly was right.' " (LA Times)

The Non-Proliferation Treaty is About Nuclear Double Standards

The constant drumbeat of U.S. propaganda about how Iran has to "come clean" with the world and "stop conducting a secret nuclear weapons program" is relentless, though dissonant in tone. (The Daily Star)

Dealing With Muslim Anger

The series of meetings U.S. President George W. Bush is holding with leaders from the Muslim world this week have, according to Washington analysts, one overriding aim: To neutralize Muslim anger at America. Among the leaders Bush is meeting are Presidents Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine. (Arab News)

An Essay In Imperial Villain-Making

A fanatical Muslim despot was resisting the west, there were calls for regime change. We have, of course, been here before. (The Guardian)

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