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
The comments from Axelrod are an illustration of how wary the White House is of promising movement on the Gitmo front. The
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.
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.