TITLE

Leave Gitmo Prisoners Where They Are

AUTHOR(S)
Cucullu, Gordon
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Human Events;11/2/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 38, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the opposition to the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama to close the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba and relocate the prisoners to the U.S. He claims that the closure of the facility poses dangers to U.S. citizens as the prisoners are terrorists. He cites the possibility that these men would use children in their deadly fight. He stresses the need for the government to acknowledge the benefits of retaining the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
ACCESSION #
45307823

 

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