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Jason Leopold Speaks to RT About Obama's Detainee Policies

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 By Kristine Frazao, Truthout | Interview
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When Obama was running for president he made the American people a promise to close Guantanamo Bay. The detention prison has been open for 10 years and was originally opened by the Bush administration. In his first week as president, Obama signed a mandate to close the facility within 2010. Years later, however, Guantanamo Bay remains open and has over 200 detainees. Why hasn't President Obama fulfilled his promise to close the controversial detention center? Jason Leopold, deputy managing editor of TruthOut.Org, helps us find out.

Read Jason Leopold's latest story on the topic:

Former Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor: “Seems Like a Third Bush Term When It Comes to National Security”

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Jason Leopold Speaks to RT About Obama's Detainee Policies

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 By Kristine Frazao, Truthout | Interview
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When Obama was running for president he made the American people a promise to close Guantanamo Bay. The detention prison has been open for 10 years and was originally opened by the Bush administration. In his first week as president, Obama signed a mandate to close the facility within 2010. Years later, however, Guantanamo Bay remains open and has over 200 detainees. Why hasn't President Obama fulfilled his promise to close the controversial detention center? Jason Leopold, deputy managing editor of TruthOut.Org, helps us find out.

Read Jason Leopold's latest story on the topic:

Former Guantanamo Chief Prosecutor: “Seems Like a Third Bush Term When It Comes to National Security”