Why hasn't Obama closed Guantánamo?

Romero, Anthony D.
November 2011
Prospect;Nov2011, Issue 188, p36
The article presents the author's comments on the ability of U.S. President Barack Obama to close the Guantánamo Bay prison, despite his promise to close the prison, made two days after he took office in 2009. According to the author, international opinion matters to President Obama, and his administration needs to hear that the world not only wants Guantánamo closed, but also opposes any future regime of permanent, global war-based detention.


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