May 1, 2013

White House: Moratorium still blocks Yemen transfers

The White House said Wednesday that despite President Barack Obama’s pledge to do what he can to close the detention center at Guantánamo Bay, a moratorium on sending cleared detainees back to Yemen “remains in place” – a policy that, if unchanged, provides perhaps the biggest obstacle to shuttering the controversial island prison.

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