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Watching Bin Laden’s End (From Tunisia) With A Guantanamo Survivor

Former Guantanamo inmate Adel Ben Mabrouk is back home in Tunisia after a decade behind bars. He speaks of his respect for Osama Bin Laden and his plans to write a book on his prison experiences.

(JTF Guantanamo)
(JTF Guantanamo)
Domenico Quirico

TUNIS - Adel Ben Mabrouk has seen the inside of Italian prison cells from Milan in the north to Benevento in the south. He also spent eight years behind the barbed wire of a certain U.S. military prison on the island of Cuba.

Last February, a Milan Judge convicted this 40-year-old Tunisian of criminal association with terrorist intent, but then freed him from jail, citing the time he'd spent incarcerated at Guantanamo as "not democratic" and the conditions "inhumane". Mabrouk is a survivor of Afghanistan, where he was arrested at the end of 2001 for his alleged associations with Al Qaeda.

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Welcome to Thursday, where Russian troops have unleashed an all-out assault on the strategic city of Severodonetsk, Ukraine’s president lashes out at Henry Kissinger for “Munich” stance and the writer of a notable “How to” essay is convicted of murder. We also look at how the plague of school shootings is not exclusive to the United States.

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