Our shameful off-shore prison still holds 61 men. Of these, 20 are known to have been cleared for released by U.S. government vetting processes; some were cleared as long ago as 2009. Andy Worthington reports the chronology of releases that have pared down the number of those held from 779 to the present dozens.
Worthington also points out that Bloomberg News (via Global Post) has established ...
When political, prudential and ethical appeals fail, it always helps to remind taxpayers of government waste.
Still, Guantanamo remains a partisan issue, one on which Republican panic outweighs widely stirring second thoughts: