Political Risk

Pentagon thwarts Obama’s effort to close Guantanamo

“In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to persuade the group to take detainee Tariq Ba Odah to their country. If they succeeded, the transfer would mark a small step toward realizing President Barack Obama’s goal of closing the prison before he leaves office.”

Source: Special Report: Pentagon thwarts Obama’s effort to close Guantanamo | Reuters

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