Buying Time For Guantanamo

Harris, Shane
October 2009
National Journal;10/10/2009, p18
The article reports on the admission made by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on the impossibility of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba on January 22, 2010. The reasons for the difficulty of closing the detention center at the specified date include legal, political and ethical considerations. The Obama administration also earned the ire of liberals and progressives by its failure to repudiate more of the counter-terrorism policies of the previous administration.


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