With the Christmas Day bombing attempt now tied to Yemen, Yemeni prisoners could delay the closing of Guantánamo Bay. Should they be returned to their home country? Sent to northern Illinois? What about "re-education" programs like those in Saudi Arabia? Also, Democrats prepare to merge health bills behind closed doors, and body scanners and security in airports around the world.
Banner image: A group of detainees kneels during an early morning Islamic prayer in their camp at the US military prison for 'enemy combatants' in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images