FBI Memo re: Interview of Detainee at Camp X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay

Summary of a FBI interview of a detainee being held at Camp X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay about his affiliation with the Taliban/Al Qaeda. Mentioned that he was transferred to Camp X-ray from Kandahar. The detainee stated he had no ties to Taliban, that when captured he was fighting Jihad. Also, stated he could identify Taliban members he recognized in the camp. Stated that in retaliation to a guard kicking the Koran, some detainees were not talking.

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Non-legal Memo
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Thursday, April 11, 2002
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'noted that the U.S. came to help the Saudis against Iraq and there is an agreement between the U.S. and
Saudi Arabia that if Saudi Arabia wants the U.S. to leave than the U.S. would leave since the problem is resolved.

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others were then transferred to the encan prison in Qandahar, w ere e staye amer( ,vee .
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'advised that he has not heard of any future attacks on the U.S. and does not know anyone who has knowledge or was involved in past attacks on the U.S. to include the U.S. Embassy bombinps in Africa and flip hnrnhino b6 -3,4 of the USS Cole in Yemen.'
b7C -3,4 b7D -1 b7F -1 'stated that the conversations in Camp X-Ray (GTMO) consist of talking about family and "small talk"
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