Books by Viveca Novak
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A new book, Inside the Wire, may offer a rare glimpse inside the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay. The book's co-author, former Army sergeant Erik Saar, served at Guantanamo Bay and describes deep flaws in the center's treatment of prisoners.
Former Army sergeant Erik Saar spent six months at the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a military intelligence linguist. During that time, he saw female guards use sexual interrogation tactics on detainees as well as other disturbing practices.