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Obama Plans To Transfer 18 Guantanamo Prisoners Before Leaving Office

Obama, who inherited 242 detainees when he took office and has called it a “recruiting tool” for terrorists, has slowly whittled the number down to the lowest since shortly after his predecessor George W. Bush opened the facility.

December 21, 2016

Obama Signs Defense, Budget Bills Into Law

Kailua (United States) (AFP) – President Barack Obama signed into law the compromise U.S. budget bill recently negotiated by feuding lawmakers and a massive defense measure that takes a step toward ultimate closure of Guantanamo. After signing the legislation while vacationing in Hawaii with his family, Obama praised the National Defense Authorization Act for allowing […]

December 27, 2013