Trump orders Gitmo remain open, but may clear path for its closure

February 23, 2018
New Article quotes Senior Fellow Alberto Mora.


The prison, opened by former President George W. Bush in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, has long been the target of international and domestic ire. Beyond “persistent and credible” reports of torture from United Nations human rights groups, Guantanamo Bay has been the subject of numerous lawsuits regarding the illegal detention of suspected terrorists.

“A review of detaining policy is long overdue, and it’s a good step,” Alberto Mora, a senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, told Fox News. “… I think that seeing Guantanamo Bay as the repository for our principal high-value targets in the war on terrorism is too restrictive.”

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