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Profile: John A. Skinner

Positions that John A. Skinner has held:

  • Pentagon spokesman

John A. Skinner was a participant or observer in the following events:

Responding to questions about a June 25 memo (see June 25, 2004) to Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Stephen A. Cambone revealing prisoner abuse by clandestine Task Force 6-26, Lt. Col. John A. Skinner, a Pentagon spokesman, says, “There have been more than 50,000 detainees and only around 300 or so allegations of abuse,” many of which “turn out to be unsubstantiated once investigated.” [Washington Post, 12/8/2004]

Entity Tags: Stephen A. Cambone, John A. Skinner

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives

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