The spokesman says the Iraqi has been held since October without an ID number and without the knowledge of the Red Cross. Both of those conditions violate the Geneva Accords on prisoners of war.
The spokesman says CIA Director George Tenet asked Rumsfeld to make the secret detention while the intelligence agency tried to determine the suspect's, "precise disposition."
The Pentagon spokesman says the prisoner will be given a number and the Red Cross will be formally notified soon.
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