Guantanamo Bay

7 things for students to know about Guantanamo Bay


  The Biden administration released its first detainee in mid-July from the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. Learn more about…read more

Obama makes last push to close Guantanamo prison


President Barack Obama took steps Tuesday to make a final effort to finally close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
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Podcast renews controversy over soldier who abandoned post


Debate reignited this week over the case of Bowe Bergdahl — the U.S. Army sergeant who deserted his Afghanistan post in 2009, only to be captured by the Taliban and held captive for five years. Continue reading

Gitmo Detainees At Home in Michigan?


When President Obama signed an executive order in January to close Guantanamo bay, he said he wanted to “restore the standards of due process and…read more

Obama, Cheney Take Policy Dispute to the Airwaves


In this panel with NewsHour correspondent Judy Woodruff, analysts weigh in on the debate over closing Guantanamo and interrogation techniques, after President Obama and former…read more

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