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'We Should Have Pushed Harder': Obama's Gitmo Czars Reflect On His Failure To Close The Prison

The Huffington Post | Miranda Green | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

On his first day in office, President Barack Obama signed an executive order directing that the Guantanamo Bay prison facility “be closed as soon as...

State Department Makes Huge Step Back In Closing Guantanamo

The New York Times | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

FORT MEADE, Md. — The State Department on Monday reassigned Daniel Fried, the special envoy for closing the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and wil...

Guantanamo Envoy: U.S. Should Have Taken Cleared Prisoners; Some Should Never Have Been Held

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

To my mind, President Obama missed a golden opportunity to bring 17 Uighur prisoners to the U.S. in his early days in office.