An ex-Guantanamo detainee rebuilds his life in France

Laurel Fletcher quoted by Al Jazeera, Sept. 11, 2017

“When you have those incidents that are regularly cropping up, I think it activates people’s fear,” Fletcher says. She believes it’s a normal “visceral response” to support strong action in the wake of “terrorist attacks” – and that’s why Guantanamo may be experiencing a resurgence in popularity, despite evidence that its methods fail to make the public safer, she says.