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Obama Secret Prisons

Obama's Secret Prisons: Night Raids, Hidden Detention Centers, the "Black Jail," and the Dogs of War in Afghanistan

Anand Gopal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anand Gopal

In the secretive U.S. detentions process, suspects are usually nabbed in the darkness and then sent to one of a number of detention areas. This process has become even more feared and hated in Afghanistan than coalition airstrikes.

Day One, A.B. (After Bush)

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Marshall

Making good on a campaign promise, Obama will close Gitmo, which houses 245 of the dangerous inmates in the world. It is expected that they will be relocated to a place they will fit in, like the DMV or the Post Office.

Obama's First Day: War, Ethics, Recession, Guantanamo, Mideast (VIDEO, TRANSCRIPT)

Huffington Post/AP/NYT | Compiled by Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Scroll down for video and Obama's full remarks*** On Obama's first day in office, Republicans expressed resistance to the Democratic stimulus plan...