Agencie BeEssá- Late Monday night there was a security lock-down at Guantánamo Bay. The following details have emerged:
A US military tribunal found all but seven Guantanamo detainees guilty of war-crimes against the United States of America. All were sentenced to death by firing squad. Beginning at 5:00 am the 357 prisoners were taken ten at a time, handcuffed, shackled and blindfolded and led to a field adjacent to a firing range. Their names were called out with their crimes announced and the sentence of death pronounced. In rapid succession, ten volleys of shots were heard and the process was then repeated.
At 10:17am the final group of seven were executed in a similar manner. The seven prisoners, not found guilty have been flown back to their native country. The Halliburton Company will start dismantling the Guantanamo facility early next week. Defense Secretary Gates had announced earlier in the week that with new ROE, it was no longer necessary to maintain the prison.
Presidential spokesman, Tony Snow had no comment, and further pressed about reports of US bombing in tribal areas of western Pakistan would only add, "Other US policies were up for review."
Comment: Fantasy yes, but would it be effective? Whit had proposed his Guantánamo Bay parody about a more likely scenario. But if you want some real fantasy try this from the Bush Administration:
Al-Qaeda No. 3 admits to dozens of plots
WASHINGTON — Khalid Sheikh Mohammed cemented his position as al-Qaeda's most ambitious operational planner when he confessed in a U.S. military tribunal to planning and supporting 31 terrorist attacks, topped by 9/11, that killed thousands since the early 1990s.
The gruesome attacks range from the suicide hijackings of Sept. 11, 2001 — which killed nearly 3,000 — to a 2002 shooting on an island off Kuwait that killed a U.S. marine.
Many plots, including a previously undisclosed plan to kill several former U.S. presidents, were never carried out or were foiled by international counterterror authorities.
“I was responsible for the 9/11 operation from A to Z,” Mr. Mohammed said in a statement read Saturday during a Combatant Status Review Tribunal at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Mr. Mohammed's confession was read by a member of the U.S. military who is serving as his personal representative.