Special Reports

January 22, 2011

How Congress helped thwart Obama's plan to close Guantanamo

Saturday marked the second anniversary of Obama's still-unmet order to close the detention center for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Many factors contributed to the administration's failure to fulfill one of Obama's campaign promises, but a key one, WikiLeaks cables suggest, is Congress' refusal to let any Guantanamo detainee be resettled in the United States.

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