Terrorism

Obama Makes Guantanamo Tribunals More Difficult

Plan to close the military prison repudiates its justice system while trials are ongoing.

Will the sun ever set for good over Gitmo?

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Buried in the middle of President Barack Obama’s speech Tuesday on closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was a remarkable statement very close to a repudiation of the military commissions trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and nine other terrorists.

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