London and Washington, a study in a shameful relationship

Britain has been trying for years to keep secret evidence that it allowed torture against one of its own citizens.

But what’s the real reason Gordon Brown worked so hard to keep Washington happy? Simon Jenkins in the Guardian explains:

Britain believes that publishing details of what interrogators did to its residents would lead Washington to retaliate by not warning of an …­impending terror attack on London. The… belief is absurd.

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