Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Obama Will Order Gitmo to Close

It's high time, but—finally—an executive decision on Guantanamo. The Associated Press is reporting tonight that President Barack Obama will sign an order tomorrow to close the controversial detention center at Gitmo.

Here's the lead of the AP story:
Obama to sign order shutting Gitmo in a year

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order Thursday to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center within a year and halt military trials of terror suspects held there, a senior administration official said. The executive order was one of three expected imminently on how to interrogate and prosecute al-Qaida, Taliban or other foreign fighters believed to threaten the United States.


jenx67 said...

It's about time.

Anonymous said...

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thanks for sharing ,,

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