Obama Affirms That He Will Close Guantanamo While Simultaneously Conducting Trials There

Jillian Bandes
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Posted: May 19, 2009 3:44 PM
Obama will still close the base in January despite his vow to continue on with the trials of detainees at Guantanamo, which aren't set to begin until later in the summer. How or where the prisoners would be transferred in order to be tried is unclear.