Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Detainee Policy in Afghanistan Changes for the Better

The length of time that U.S. forces can hold a detainee has lengthened from 4 days to 14 days.  This is a change to the policy of only keeping a detainee for 4 days until he is released to Afghan forces.  The 4 day policy has been in effect since 2005.  Read more in "U.S. to end 96-hour rule for Afghan detainees", CNN.com, March 17, 2010.

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