The road from Guantanamo

The President and his critics alike may want to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. The problem - for both security hawks and civil libertarians - is what would replace it.

A detainee at Guantanamo's Camp Delta on May 9.
A detainee at Guantanamo's Camp Delta on May 9. (Getty Images Photo / Mark Wilson) Getty Images Photo / Mark Wilson
By Drake Bennett
June 25, 2006

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EVEN BEFORE the suicides of three detainees two weeks ago, the Bush administration was facing a rising outcry over the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Along with human rights and civil liberties organizations, American politicians from both parties and a parade of foreign and international leaders have called for its closure on legal, moral, and political grounds. (Full article: 1577 words)

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