A federal judge today ordered the release of a Gitmo detainee who became a notoriously unreliable informer for the govenrment. Yasim Muhammed Basardah never denied that he helped the Taliban. This extraordinary Washington Post article spells out what he did say -- and how a gullible U.S. government may have infringed upon the rights of others because they believed him. Dean Boyd, a Justice Department spokesperson, said that the government is reviewing the decision; the judge did not specify to whose custody Basardah will be going and did not specify a timeframe for his release.
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