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The Dirty 30

President Bush may pardon U.S. spies that have interrogated Guantanamo Bay detainees over the past seven years where allegations of torture have been prolific, according to the Telegraph.co.uk.

Agents interrogated body guards for Osama Bin Laden and other detainees, according to the New York Times.

These body guards, known as “The Dirty 30,? were captured early in the war in Afghanistan, the New York Times reported.

Guantanamo Bay “includes prisoners who the government says were trained in assassination and the use of poisons and disguises,? the New York Times reported.

“One detainee is said to have been schooled in making detonators out of Sega game cartridges,? the New York Times reported.

Roughly 255 prisoners remain in the detention center according to the New York Times and Telegraph.co.uk.

“It’s easy to close the place, but what do you do with the detainees? There are some serious head cases in there,? an ex-CIA official told the Telegraph.co.uk.

“Many fear that Barack Obama, who has pledged to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and put an end to the policy of extraordinary rendition, could launch a legal witch hunt against those who oversaw the policies after his is sworn in,? the Telegraph.co.uk said.

Although little is known regarding these detainees, the New York Times research team developed some indications of who these detainees are by analyzing records of hearings, now made public following a lawsuit put forth by the Associated Press, the New York Times reported.

Interrogation techniques revealed by the research includes “sleep deprivation, isolation and being put on a leash and forced to perform dog tricks,? the New York Times reported.

“I admit to you it is my honor to be an enemy of the United States,? a detainee being held said according to the New York Times.

Regarding a confession made by an Algerian detainee the record states “I was abused mentally and psychologically, by threatening to be raped,? he added “You would say anything,? according to the New York Times.