The U.S. government might have been spying on attorney-client meetings at Guantanamo Bay

Bombing of the USS Cole.
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Nearly the entire defense team for the USS Cole bombing suspect has resigned under the suspicion that the U.S. government has been spying on their conversations with their client at Guantanamo Bay, the Miami Herald reports. "At present, I am not confident that the prohibition on improper monitoring of attorney-client meetings at [Guantanamo] ... is being followed," wrote the chief defense counsel, Brig. Gen. John Baker. "My loss of confidence extends to all potential ... meeting locations at [Guantanamo]."

The defense lawyers cannot discuss the specific details for their departure with either their client or the public because it involves classified information.

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