Posts Tagged ‘guantanamo

16
Dec
09

Is Obama closing or just moving Guantanamo?

 

On Tuesday, President Obama outlined his future plans for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It includes acquiring the Thomson Correctional Center  in Carroll County, Illinois and transferring less than 100 (of the 210) detainees from Cuba to the U.S. facility.

Obama’s plan was a move to make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo detention camp but the plan wasn’t met with enthusiasm by everyone.
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09
Dec
08

Talking points: KSM comes clean in the courtroom

This is what appears to have transpired at Guantanamo Bay yesterday when 5 suspects of the 911 attacks asked to be allowed to plead guilty before court proceedings had even begun. What do you make of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s confession? Continue reading ‘Talking points: KSM comes clean in the courtroom’

12
Feb
08

Morning options

Our discussion yesterday on whether athletes should talk about China’s poor human rights record at the Beijing Olympics had barely got going before the end of the programme… so, as promised, we’re going to revisit the debate today.

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