[JURIST] Government officials from both the US and Afghanistan have said that the American military will maintain control over foreign detainees [NYT report] at Bagram Air Base [official website; JURIST news archive] in Afghanistan for the indefinite future, and will also continue holding and screening newly captured Afghans. According to the New York Times, America's commitment to the control and maintenance of dozens of foreign prisoners comes despite preparing to hand over its detention operations to the Afghan government on...

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