President Obama Moving Forward to Close Guantanamo Facility

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President Obama Moving Forward to Close Guantanamo Facility

Published on February 24, 2016 by Larry Crippen

Tuesday, President Obama announced he is following through with his promise in regard to the future of the U-S facility at Guantanamo Bay . . . .

 

The plan includes the transfer of 30 to 60 detainees to 13 different areas which include prison facilities in Colorado, South Carolina and Kansas.
The remaining 91 detainees at Guantanamo would be sent to other countries.

The plan will face opposition from Republicans in congress. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry from Texas said a hearing on a closure plan will be held.

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