Guantanamo closure

John McCain said the Pentagon's plan on Guantanamo is more like a wish list.
The Pentagon estimate for closing the prison and building another one in the United States was as high as $600 million.
Just because he signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law doesn't mean he feels legally bound by all of it.
Ryan Reilly contributed reporting. Last year, a lawyer for one Guantanamo detainee said that videos of his client being force
Hopefully Ashton Carter, President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Defense, will make a strong commitment to closing down Guantanamo before the end of President Obama's term. His confirmation hearing will be a key indicator of how committed he is to this goal.
"As I said, if our government has evidence against these men and believes they can convict them in a fair trial, they should
Asked by a reporter whether the reassignment of the envoy was the "nail in the coffin" for Obama's Guantanamo pledge, Reid
In 2007, Mitt Romney set himself apart from the pack of presidential candidates by staking out an extreme position on the
It was just a year ago that the question of how to close the detention center sparked a furor in Congress, with Democratic
The comments from Axelrod are an illustration of how wary the White House is of promising movement on the Gitmo front. The
WASHINGTON -- Stymied by political opposition and focused on competing priorities, the Obama administration has sidelined
Why is everyone making such a fuss about where to move the men who are still at Guantanamo? I have the solution. I live in a huge anonymous apartment building in Manhattan...
The stark contrast between real life at Guantanamo Bay, and the fantasy that has been built up around the so-called "hardened terrorists" who are housed there was brought into high relief this week.
Actually, there's another problem, that Matt Yglesias very neatly elucidates: But what damage did Democrats suffer when they
I get the feeling that the Cheneys don't actually know what "libel" is, frankly! But I guess if you've spent so much time above the law, it can be pretty difficult to discern.
Hey kids! Am I mistaken, or did some "titular" head of the Republican National Committee recently stand in front of teevee
But that's not all that's up for discussion. There's also debate about what to do with the detention facility itself. Give
Obama's new Orders are a bold start, but more detail is required, dangerous loopholes must be shut off permanently, and other parts of the Bush administration's dark legacy need to be swiftly addressed.