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Guantanamo Bay debate misses point

Feb 26, 2016 - USA Today

When President Obama laid out his latest strategy for closing down the controversial prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Tuesday, it reignited the debate over where the detainees from our ongoing war on terror should be held.

Politicians vowed to fight to keep those detainees out of federal facilities in their states, while Republican leaders in Congress rejected the proposal outright. Obama talked about the moral imperative of "closing a chapter in our history," and many echoed h...