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“Reports that ACLU attorneys showed photos of CIA operatives to terrorists make it pretty clear whose side the ACLU is really on,” Mr. Bond said in a statement. “It’s not enough that our terror-fighters have to fight al Qaeda; now they have to watch out for the ACLU. This is one battle where it’s critical the administration have the CIA’s back, not the ACLU’s.”

Frank Gaffney, director of the Center for Security Policy, said the laptops for detainees “seems to be yet another in a series of ill-advised and ultimately potentially dangerous concessions to the terrorists.”

“At the very least it is reinforcing their impression that the U.S. government is engaged in submission to them and their agenda,” he said.

About the Author
Bill Gertz

Bill Gertz

Bill Gertz is a national security columnist for The Washington Times and senior editor at The Washington Free Beacon ( He has been with The Times since 1985.

He is the author of six books, four of them national best-sellers. His latest book, “The Failure Factory,” on government bureaucracy and national security, was published in September 2008.

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