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U.S. General: Iraqi prisons are breeding insurgents.

Maj. Gen. Doug Stone, who oversees detainees for the US-led force, “is wondering aloud if holding all those detainees is breeding a ‘micro-insurgency’ and asking whether it’s time to begin releasing thousands of people.” Stone argued that holding thousands of “moderate detainees” runs counter to the notion of winning over a population in a classic counterinsurgency.

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