GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL STATION, Cuba – They don’t wet their beds and their jailers haven’t seen them cry. But U.S. soldiers guarding the three youngest terror suspects here say the boys — ages 13 to 15 — experience typical adolescent mood swings amid their strict schedule of study, sports and prayer.
Since May, U.S. troops have segregated the three teens in a concrete-block building that suggests a cross between a seafront cottage and a halfway house.
They refer to their captives as ”juvenile enemy combatants” and call their jail ”Iguana House.”
It is all part of a careful effort to treat the boys differently from the 650-plus adult prisoners in Camp Delta, the Pentagon’s prison for Al-Qaida and Taliban suspects.
Commanders won’t identify the boys or their nationalities. But they say the boys wear orange jumpsuits, pray five times a day, amuse themselves with National Geographic videos — and undergo interrogations, like any other captive here”¦