But first, Obama said, he wants to see if Congress rejects a legislative plan to close the facilities.
"We must signal to our old and emerging allies alike that we remain serious about turning the page of GTMO and the practices of the prior decade."
"Video editors do that all the time," he said. "There's software that does it." "This whole thing is a ploy to delay and
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The president should act now -- he should not wait for additional authority before doing the right thing, the moral thing. The president should transfer a significant number of detainees out of Guantanamo.
WASHINGTON -- More than five years after he signed an executive order to close the military detention center in Guantanamo
When Col. John Bogdan took the witness stand at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, he'd been called to testify about the strict limits he's imposed on defense attorneys' visits with their death penalty clients. The attorneys representing the defendants accused of masterminding the 9/11 terrorist attacks claim his rules make their jobs unreasonably onerous.
Yet for advocates of Guantanamo's closure, the news that Congress may potentially agree on legislation scaling back the restrictions
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"I think that what we have seen over these past four years, not to be egocentric about this, but that I was right," Holder
Eisenberg, meanwhile, said the unique circumstances in Guantanamo made it difficult for him to disprove the claim that the