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Draft document has Trump sending ISIS captives to Guantánamo

The Trump White House is nearing completion of an order that would direct the Pentagon to bring future Islamic State group detainees to the Guantánamo Bay prison, despite warnings from national security officials and legal scholars that doing so risks undermining the effort to combat the group, according to administration officials and a draft executive order obtained by The New York Times.

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White House backs off reviving CIA prisons

The Trump White House appears to have backed off for now on its consideration of reopening overseas “black site” prisons, where the CIA once tortured terrorism suspects, after a leaked draft executive order prompted bipartisan pushback from Congress and Cabinet officials.

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President Donald Trump's Guantánamo

This video offers a Jan. 28-29, 2017 look inside the Detention Center Zone while the commander explains he has received no new orders from the nascent Trump administration to prepare for more prisoners. All videos, photographs approved for release by the U.S. military.

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Guantánamo Sign Language

Confronted with diminished transparency, our reporter has been collecting photographs of the signs around the U.S. Navy base — all inspected and approved for release by the U.S. military.

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.


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Spicer: Trump believes Guantánamo prison serves 'very, very healthy purpose'

Sean Spicer says that President Donald Trump 'believes that Guantánamo Bay does serve a very, very healthy purpose in our national security' during a White House press briefing on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.
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Spicer: Trump believes Guantánamo prison serves 'very, very healthy purpose' 0:30

Spicer: Trump believes Guantánamo prison serves 'very, very healthy purpose'

Prison commander: Troops can handle new 'bad dudes' 0:43

Prison commander: Troops can handle new 'bad dudes'

President Donald Trump's Guantánamo 1:47

President Donald Trump's Guantánamo

Guantánamo Sign Language 1:24

Guantánamo Sign Language