Obama gives Congress Guantanamo closure plan

President Obama delivered his long-awaited plan on closing Guantanamo Bay to Congress on February 23, 2016, write Kevin Liptak and Elise Labott of CNN.

Closing the facility is problematic.

The President’s plan involves transferring the bulk of the 91 remaining detainees to other countries and moving the rest — who have been determined to be too dangerous to move abroad — to a┬ádetention facility in the US.

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