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The U.S. military justice system at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which has been dogged by charges of secret monitoring of proceedings and defense communications, became embroiled in a fresh controversy Thursday when it was revealed that hundreds of thousands of defense emails were turned over to the prosecution.

The breach prompted Col. Karen Mayberry, the chief military defense counsel, to order all defense lawyers with cases at Guantanamo to stop using Defense Department computer networks to transmit privileged or confidential information until the security of such communications is assured.

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