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Obama Admin Begins Review Of Guantanamo Detainees

03/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Obama administration has begun the process of reviewing files of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to determine who can be prosecuted and who can be transferred to other countries, officials said Friday, a crucial first step toward closing the prison.

The review, begun this week, is also key to a decision on whether the administration can turn the page completely on the Bush administration's detention policies

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