Popular right-wing news site proposes executing Guantánamo detainees, which would be quite illegal

February 26, 2016

“Why not shoot them?” asks prominent right-wing magazine National Review, in an article proposing that the U.S. government execute Guantánamo detainees instead of transferring them.

President Obama issued a new plan this week for closing the U.S. prison at Guantánamo Bay. In lieu of spending time and energy working on transferring the remaining 91 detainees, National Review proposes that it would be both legal and moral for the government to simply kill them and get it over with.

Read the full piece here.

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