Gitmo: Obama vow facing reality check?

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December 22, 2010
Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in PND News

"President Obama’s pledge to close the US terror detention camp at Guantanamo is now facing its most significant obstacle. On Wednesday, Congress gave final approval to a defense authorization bill that includes a provision blocking transfer of any Guantanamo detainees to the US -- even to face a criminal trial. At the same time, the Obama administration is working on an executive order authorizing the indefinite detention of certain terrorism suspects the administration deems too difficult to put on trial but too dangerous to release." (12/22/10)

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