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(From Gulf News)
Byline: Phil Sands, Staff Reporter
Suspected insurgents are being issued with hi-tech identity cards by US forces, Gulf News has learned.
The cards allow American intelligence services to keep track of people taken into custody even if they are released because they are found to have done nothing wrong.
Most militant suspects in north central Iraq are taken by US military intelligence to a prison in Tikrit, part of Saddam Hussain's personal palace complex and now a major military base.
Once there, they are immediately put through a series of tests to record biometric data. Fingerprints are taken and iris scans …