December 13th, 2014
11:25 PM ET

Will Senate Committee report incite greater anti-Americanism?

Fareed speaks with Moazzam Begg, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, about the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's report on torture. Watch the full interview on GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN.

Do you believe that the release of this report will incite a certain, a greater degree of anti-Americanism among radicalized youth in the Middle East, for example?

I don’t think so, no. In fact, I think what it will do is that it would suggest that at least America’s attempting to be open, at least it’s trying to make some confessions in public.  I know that there’s no sense that there’s going to be any prosecutions, but at least America’s come clean and is setting a record, a standard, for other countries to follow.  We know there are at least 54 countries involved.  What did Britain do? What did Pakistan do? What did Syria do? What did Egypt do? All of these countries, they also now have a template to follow.

And let’s remember that people were already being dressed in orange suits and executed in Iraq in 2005 and in 2014. And this was well before any of these details came about.

The fact is that the occupation of Iraq, of Afghanistan, the torture program, was well known all around the world.  Everybody was talking about it.  So I don’t think there will be any particular reaction to this specifically because of this release.

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    Reductio ab absurdum-if the "Company" hadn't tortured in the first place then there would be NO risk of an"anti-American backlash"!

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    The world has known about Americans torturing people for many years. This torture report will do nothing to change how foreigners feel about US.

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