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A surprising poll shows that by wide margins, Americans don't want to see Gitmo shut down -- here's why it should be closed forever.
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Will Guantánamo Bay ever close
Will Guantánamo Bay ever close?Seven years on, and without being charged and with no real sign of closure, many of the prison's inmates are on hunger strike
Closing Guantanamo does not itself grant detainees greater due process rights
Elizabeth Samson [Visiting Fellow, Hudson Institute]: "On January 22, 2009, President Obama issued an executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay within a year and on December 15 he announced his plan to transfer Guantanamo detainees to the Thompson Correctional Center in Illinois...
"Obama to close Guantanamo Bay prison quickly"
"Obama to close Guantanamo Bay prison quickly": Ed Henry, CNN senior White House correspondent, has a report that begins, "President-elect Barack Obama plans to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay as early as his first week in office to show a break from the Bush administration's approach to the war on terror, according to two officials close to the transition...
President Obama Moves Quickly to Close Guantanamo
In a move hailed as ?a civil liberties trifecta? by the ACLU and criticized by House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) as a ?dangerous step,? President Barack Obama today issued an Executive Order to close the detention facilities at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba...
"How to Close Guantanamo"
"How to Close Guantanamo": Jack Cloonan and Sarah Mendelson have this op-ed today in The Washington Post.
US transfers 3 Guantanamo detainees to Slovakia
[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Monday that three Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred to Slovakia. Slovakia announced last week that it would accept the detainees, in what was widely seen as an endorsement of US president Barack Obama's foreign policy...
"Plans Being Drawn to Close Guantanamo Prison"
"Plans Being Drawn to Close Guantanamo Prison": This article appears today in The Washington Post. And Jonathan S. Landay and Margaret Talev of McClatchy Newspapers report that "Gates orders development of plans to close Guantanamo...
Close Guantánamo Draft Order
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The ACLU Blog links to a purported draft Executive order to close Guantanamo. The order provides in part: The detention facilities at Guantánamo for individuals covered by this order shall be closed as soon as practicable, and no later than one year from the date of this order...