Obama Said to Conceal Guantanamo Alternatives to Avert Showdown

  • White House withheld names of mainland sites from lawmakers
  • Congress has resisted transferring detainees to the U.S.

Obama Outlines Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

The Obama administration withheld from Congress the names of 10 potential mainland U.S. sites to house detainees now at the Guantanamo Bay prison out of concern that the disclosure would exacerbate political disputes over closing the facility in Cuba.

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