November 13, 2008

Obama's biggest Guantanamo dilemma may lie in Yemen

Barack Obama has pledged to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But he faces a major obstacle: Yemen. The largest group of prisoners still being held at Guantanamo are Yemenis. For them to go home, the Bush administration wants the Yemeni government to agree to keep them in jail. The Yemeni government has refused. Will Obama insist on the same?

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