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Posted by on Feb 8, 2018 in Politics, Scandals | 0 comments

John Kelly, facing heat for backing alleged abuser, has shed image as calming force

WASHINGTON — When John Kelly oversaw the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dozens of detainees refused to eat as a form of protest. Kelly, furious at the potential propaganda implications, instructed his charges to avoid using the term “hunger strike,” insisting it be called a “long-term nonreligious fast.” That moment in 2013 showed Kelly can…