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President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

15 Guantánamo detainees released

President Obama promised to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, and the population is dwindling down.

from To the Point

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

Jason Leopold and the Power of FOIA

Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government…

from Scheer Intelligence

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

Guantánamo Bay: The Unmet Promise

Since 2002, the "detention center" at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba has held almost 800 prisoners.

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