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Jeb Bush: Closing Guantanamo Bay Is 'Not The Right Thing To Do'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Thursday that the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ought to remain open for the foreseeable futu...

What's Left of the Guantanamo Litigation? Nothing.

Shayana Kadidal | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Shayana Kadidal

Boumediene v. Bush was at the time hailed as a landmark separation-of-powers decision, routinely assigned as required reading in law schools now as part of the first-year curriculum. Today, the Supreme Court effectively undid that decision.

America's 23-Year War

Anthony Gregory | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Anthony Gregory

Obama has long claimed that he would bring an end to the war will end by 2014, which is still way too long to wait. As for sticking around for another 12 years, the very idea should be maddening to anyone.

Obama Team Clears 75 At Guantanamo For Release

Reuters | Jane Sutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI (Reuters) - An Obama administration task force has so far cleared 75 of the remaining 223 Guantanamo prisoners for release as part of its effort...

Good Riddance Gitmo!

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia DeGennaro

Stuff? Is that what waterboarding is? Just stuff? How about putting hoods over people's heads and making them pile on each other naked like they did at Abu Ghraib? Is that also just stuff?

Last(ing) Days of Indignity..?

Ross Tuttle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ross Tuttle

The Pentagon reports that 42 GTMO detainees are on a hunger strike. Human rights lawyers estimate the total is closer to 70, roughly 30% of those remaining in this netherworld prison.