Defense Secretary Robert Gates hinted Sunday it may not be possible to close the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay by January, as President Obama has ordered. Margaret Warner reports.
As the Obama administration contemplates how to close Guantanamo Bay prison, residents in the small town of Standish, Mich., are considering whether to support one plan under consideration at the White House that would bring suspected terrorists to a local…
By Anna Shoup
The Obama administration announced Monday the creation of a new unit responsible for questioning terrorism suspects, as the anticipated released of a report shed new light on interrogation tactics used by the previous administration.
By Online DA
The Obama administration is considering whether to establish a joint courtroom-prison complex in the United States to house the 229 suspected terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay, the Associated Press has reported.
In other news, White House officials confirmed that the administration is weighing creating a prison inside the U.S. to both house and prosecute suspected terrorists, and a bombing carried out by the Taliban killed 11 people in western Afghanistan.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A day after dueling high-profile speeches over the handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, legislators and administration officials continue to voice both support and opposition to President Obama's plan to close the prison camp.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the impact of President Obama and former Vice President Cheney's security policy speeches and the buildup to the president's announcement of a Supreme Court pick.
After dueling speeches from President Obama and former Vice President Cheney on security policy, columnists and analysts weigh the shape of the debate on detainees and other issues.
President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney's outlined their views on national defense policy Thursday in competing speeches. Here are some excerpts from both.
President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney each defended their views on national defense policy Thursday, with Obama emphasizing the need to close Guantanamo and Cheney insisting that enhanced interrogation yielded valuable information. Kwame Holman reports.
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