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Obama Moves Away From Big Campaign Promise

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The State Department has reassigned its special envoy for closing the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in another step away from one...

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.

Daniel Fried: Obama Naming Special Envoy For Gitmo Closure

AP | MATTHEW LEE and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is planning to appoint a special envoy to oversee the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, senior...