TITLE

Obama Retreat on Guantanamo Closure Draws Unexpected Support

AUTHOR(S)
Dreazen, Yochi J.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
National Journal;3/5/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the growing consensus in legal circles about the importance of keeping the Guantanamo Bay prison facility in Cuba open for detainees from the war on terrorism in 2011. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has revealed to lawmakers that the prospects for closing the facility are very low. Legal experts mention the inability of the administration to persuade lawmakers to provide the funds needed for closing Guantanamo. Also described is the detention system in Guantanamo.
ACCESSION #
59270880

 

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