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US Military Chief Wants Guantanamo Prison Closed

Us Military Chief Wants Guantanamo Closed

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

AP:

The chief of the U.S. military said Sunday he favors closing the prison here as soon as possible because he believes negative publicity worldwide about treatment of terrorist suspects has been "pretty damaging" to the image of the United States.

"I'd like to see it shut down," Adm. Mike Mullen said in an interview with three reporters who toured the detention center with him on his first visit since becoming chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff last October.

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