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Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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Why is Slahi a suspect? How did the “accuser’s” (i.e. the U.S. government’s) biases make him a target?

This question helps the reader explore why the U.S. government considered Slahi a suspect; the memoir’s preface provides the most context for this question, as Slahi alludes to the activities that bring him under suspicion. More importantly, this question encourages the reader to consider the question of bias and how it affects access to justice, a central issue in this memoir.

How does Slahi’s perception of American justice change over the course of the memoir? How has your perception of American justice changed? Provide examples.

Initially, Slahi is confident that he will be able to maintain his innocence and be released. Then, he acknowledges that he may be detained for a while, but repeats that he is confident he will not be...

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