When Are Afghan Detainees Captured After March 9, 2012 Being Transferred? Part I

When Are Afghan Detainees Captured After March 9, 2012 Being Transferred?

This two-part report will focus on Afghan detainees who have been captured and held in U.S. custody after the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, and have yet to be transferred to Afghan control. Part I will provide some contextual information, as well as the various views of Afghan officials. Part II will focus on U.S. and allied <Read More>


An Analysis of U.S. Detention Numbers in Afghanistan

Bagram Theater Internment Facility (BTIF), a converted aircraft hangar, was the detention facility in Afghanistan from June 2005 through December 2009.[i] It has been described as a pale, concrete building, where remnants of aircraft-repair machinery left by Soviet troops were scattered throughout the prison grounds.[ii] There, prisoners were kept in six 60-foot-long cages surrounded by coiled barbed wire, with 15 to 20 detainees cramped in each of the cages at a time.[iii] BTIF was the principal detention facility used by <Read More>