Run for Cover

“But now, on this last day of 2016, as he cruised along the four-lane crosstown highway toward his assigned target, the markets of Baghdad al Jdeidah, he had a nagging suspicion that his cover had been blown. Every day he remained embedded with the Islamic State was another day he risked his life. Today he had been caught in a small lie, the second in a matter of months.” The NYT’s Margaret Coker with the amazing story of The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS.

+ “Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Steve Wood met in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2004 … Wood, then a member of the National Guard, was assigned to watch the Mauritania native. For nine months, they spent their days together.” NPR: A Guantanamo Guard And His Detainee Reunite.

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