TITLE

Buying Time For Guantanamo

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Shane
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
National Journal;10/10/2009, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44623415

 

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