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How to Close Guantanamo

Tom Hayden | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Tom Hayden

Obama is proceeding to release small handfuls of detainees to places like Uruguay while asking congressional Republicans to lift their ban on sending Guantanamo detainees to high-security U.S. prisons. If those efforts prove fruitless, there now is a new way to achieve his promise.

Michael McAuliff

White House Vows Defense Bill Veto Over Gitmo

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than five years after President Barack Obama first pledged to close the military's Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba for terrorism susp...

What Is The Eid Celebration At Guantanamo Bay Prison Like?

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 08.08.2013 | Religion

MIAMI -- Guards were preparing to serve the first in a series of special meals Wednesday to prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to mark the end of the Muslim ...

A Rainy Day in D.C., Marching to Close Guantanamo

Coleen Rowley | Posted 03.18.2012 | DC
Coleen Rowley

It's now 10 years after the indefinite detention prison of Guantanamo was created. With the recent passage of the National Defense Authorization Act broadening, the U.S. government seems to have given up on ever righting itself.

The Fall Of Greg Craig

TIME | Massimo Calabresi and Michael Weisskopf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 100 days after Barack Obama entered office, his top White House lawyer, Greg Craig, braced the President's senior advisers for a potentially ex...

Admiral: I Can Empty Guantánamo Camps In 10 Days

The Miami Herald | Carol Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The military can comply with a White House order to empty the detention center and clear all 221 war-on-terror capti...

Obama Can Help Reclaim Democracy by Closing Gitmo

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

We have the chance to help President-elect Obama reclaim democracy and restore the rule of law in our country, which he can do on his first day in off...