President Barack Obama has made it a priority for his last two years in office to shrink the prisoner population at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp so much that it would become an economic burden if it were kept open any longer, the New York Timesreports. Closing the detention camp was an issue he campaigned on as a presidential nominee, and it’s looking as if he’ll make good on that promise. ...
Prisoners are being transported out slowly but surely so that eventually there will be no need for the detention facility’s existence.
May 30, 2015