Monday, November 17, 2008

More about Holiday Club Gitmo

Guantanamo Bay Watch:
Guantanamo prisoners released after years of detention without charge go home to find themselves stigmatized and shunned, viewed either as terrorists or U.S. spies, Reuters Jane Sutton cites from a new report. “Guantanamo was never the problem, and closing it will not solve anything,” The National Review’s Andrew C. McCarthy contends. “There’s little agreement on how the United States should try ‘enemy combatants,’ delaying the ability to close Guantanamo down,” Joseph Landau relates in The New RepublicMother JonesBruce Falconer hears calls for a nonpartisan commission to investigate Gitmo “and the rest of the secret archipelago of U.S. detention and interrogation facilities created after 9/11.” What worries Obama’s transition team most is, “what if some detainees are acquitted or cannot be prosecuted at all?” The New York Times William Glaberson surveys.

Behind the Lines for Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 — 3:00 P.M.

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