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Scott, who had worked as a guard at Guantanamo Bay, sees that the detainee he had been in charge of all those years ago, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, had finally been released. The two of them talk. Filmmaker John Goetz walks host Ira Glass through the call. (11 minutes)
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Mohamedou talks with Sydney, who still thinks he was a major player in Al Qaeda. She was an intelligence analyst, who spent weeks at Guantanamo, questioning him. Now she has another chance to prove her theory. Bastian Berbner reports. (21 minutes)