White House

August 18, 2009

Source: Congress has been told of 6 pending Guantanamo releases

The Obama administration has filed classified notices with Congress of plans to transfer six Guantanamo detainees to foreign countries under a new congressional reporting rule created to hamper the closure of the controversial detention center. All six so-called risk assessments and notification of transfers were filed Aug. 7, meaning the first transfers under the new notification bureaucracy could occur over the weekend.

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