obama closing guantanamo

The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo
The U.S. general who opened the Guantanamo detention camp said Thursday it was a mistake and should be shut down because "it validates every negative perception of the United States."
Lehnert, now retired from the military and living in Michigan, was the first commander of the task force that opened the
“The proposed defense bill is the first step toward untangling the knot that is Guantanamo,” Dixon Osburn of Human Rights
This is most definitely what I did not expect Obama to say about this human rights issue. Well, we can always hope. Read
President Obama called today for a renewed effort to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Read more on The Daily Beast
To address these setbacks, the administration has shifted its leadership team on the issue. White House Counsel Gregory B
The other half, the officials said, present the greatest difficulty because these detainees cannot be prosecuted either in
Celebrations of a new civil liberties hero were sadly premature. Four months on, dozens of innocents are still in prison.
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.
The problem with Guantanamo was never about its bricks and mortar. The problem with Guantanamo is that its very existence stains and defies the moral fiber of our great nation.
Obama has issued an executive order to shut down the prison. That alone is not enough. An executive order can be changed -- easily.
President Obama has shown us how we can strengthen our national security without undermining our ideals. On Tuesday we witnessed history, and now we are witnessing fundamental change.