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Obama's Guantanamo book cover
January 17, 2017
As President Obama’s terms in office come to an end, eight years after he entered office he has yet to deliver on one of his most prominent campaign promises: to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay. He is now poised to leave it to the next administration. Though the prison was opened under President George W. Bush, Guantánamo has in many ways become Obama’s prison, the title of a recent book of essays edited by Jonathan Hafetz , to which CCR’s Guantánamo lawyers contributed. Over the past several weeks, we have posted excerpts from their contributions. Below is our final installment, an...
Mike Pompeo
January 13, 2017
Congressman Mike Pompeo is ill-suited to be CIA director. His résumé is impressive: West Point valedictorian, Army officer, Harvard Law graduate, successful businessman, and a multi-term congressman...
Obama's Guantanamo book cover
January 12, 2017
As President Obama’s terms in office come to an end, eight years after he entered office he has yet to deliver on one of his most prominent campaign promises: to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay...
Starship Enterprise faces the Borg Cube
January 5, 2017
Many of us bid 2016 goodbye with a toast of “good riddance” – what with the deaths of cultural icons like David Bowie and Prince, the Pulse massacre, the horror of Aleppo, and of course the rise of...
December 21, 2016
As President Obama’s terms in office come to an end, eight years after he entered office he has yet to deliver on one of his most prominent campaign promises: to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay...
Silence Equals Death
December 1, 2016
“Federal, state, and local officials’ lack of response to the AIDS epidemic, as well as calls for routine mandatory testing of various segments of the population and quarantining people with AIDS,...

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