Posts Tagged ‘Barry Lynn’

Guantanamo Jumpsuit Detainees

It is widely believed that Congress’ prohibition against transferring Guantanimo detainees has indefinitely tied President Obama’s hands in keeping his 2008 election promise to close down Guantanimo and try its detainees in federal courts on U.S. soil.

However, in the first segment of the April 15th episode of Culture Shocks, a representative from the ACLU stated how the prohibition only applies to spending from the Defense Department’s budget, and only until the end of the current fiscal year — September 30, 2011.

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