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What President Obama doesn"t know about Guantanamo

Thomas Joscelyn

What President Obama doesn"t know about Guantanamo

by Thomas Joscelyn

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Published by Encounter Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Joscelyn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6432 .J68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580158M
ISBN 101594034907
ISBN 109781594034909
LC Control Number2010012930
OCLC/WorldCa567155561

This was not some radical, far-left view. There was bipartisan support to close it. My predecessor, President Bush, to his credit, said he wanted to close it. It was one of the few things that I and my Republican opponent, Senator John McCain, agreed on. And so, in one of my first acts as President, I took action to begin closing it.   Obama ordered Guantánamo shuttered as one of his first acts in office, but more than four years later it is open. The president blamed Congress for the failure to deliver on his pledge.

  Early last year, at a campaign rally, he said, “I watched President Obama talking about Gitmo, right, Guantánamo Bay, which, by the way, which, by Author: William Finnegan.   The release of the Obama administration’s latest plan to “close” Guantánamo is expected any day now. I say “close” because while the White House wants to shut the physical facility Author: Trevor Timm.

  During Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo in , he said: “Pent-up grievances fester, and the suppression of tribal and religious identity can lead to violence.” While these did not lead to violence, it did cause a significant number of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to go on hunger strike for over days. Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan, is blaming older Whites of the Right, particularly those from the South for Obama’s difficulties in establishing his Socialist agendas and for working against Obama so that he will be a one term President; primarily he maintains, because the ‘White Right’ doesn’t like having a Black Man in the White House.


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Get this from a library. What President Obama Doesn't Know about Guantanamo. [Thomas Joscelyn] -- On Januin one of his first acts as president, Barack Obama issued an executive order calling for the Guantanamo Bay detention facility to be closed within one year.

The president. In February, Obama, flanked by Ashton Carter and Vice-President Joe Biden, appeared in the White House Roosevelt Room to take stock of Guantánamo. “I don’t want to pass this problem on to the Author: Connie Bruck.

In his run for the White House, Barack Obama promised to shut down the prison for suspected foreign terrorists opened by President George W. Bush at. Today, President Obama announced the plan to close the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay once and for all -- saying that keeping the prison open undermines our national security and stains our broader record on upholding the highest standards of rule of law.

He made the case for why it's time to change the course on Guantanamo: "For many years, it has been clear that the detention facility at. The recently released Final Report of President Obama’s Guantánamo Review Task Force was supposed to provide a cogent and definitive analysis of the status of the remaining prisoners, given that it took eleven months to complete, and involved “more than 60 career professionals, including intelligence analysts, law enforcement agents, and attorneys, drawn from the Department of Justice.

As a result of the stringent restrictions placed on the president, only 17 Guantanamo Bay prisoners have been released in the last 13 months.

That. Back inon his third day in office, President Obama ordered the detention facilities at Guantanamo to be closed "as soon as practicable, and no later than one year from the date of this order.".

The reason Obama failed can be summed up pretty simply: Scare tactics destroyed the political will to get it done. Richard White and Quora User come close to desribing how it happened, but even when Christian acknowledges that Democrats "weren't e.

transcript. Obama on Guantánamo Bay The president spoke about his administration’s latest efforts to find a way to close the detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Guantánamo could stay open as Mr. Obama’s term ends, leaving the next president to make the next move. Under Donald J. Trump, the prison. Why does Obama want to close Guantanamo.

Obama believes that the terrorist detention camp in Cuba is a drain on military resources and "undermines" America's national security. Obama had vowed in his presidential campaign to close Guantanamo during his first year in office but failed to get it done in his first term. "It' is not a surprise to me that we are having Author: Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY.

JAMES COMEY: I don’t know that. JAMES COMEY: He didn’t say a word. President Obama has a great poker face. But he simply turned– so if I’m President Obama, he turned slightly to his left, looked at me, and went like this– and looked back at Director Clapper.

So kind of gave me a– Groucho Marx is how I thought of it, double. Remarks of President Barack Obama. Now, as our efforts to close Guantanamo move forward, I know that the politics in Congress will be difficult.

These are issues that are fodder for second commercials. that our most sensitive national security matters should simply be an open book. I will never abandon -- and will vigorously defend. Claim: President Obama has pardoned and released all the prisoners being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

FALSE Example: [Collected via Facebook, September ]. When CBS News correspondent Bill Plante asked President Obama about the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, which began in February and now includes as. President Trump inherited 41 "law of war" captives in Guantanamo, well below the there when Barack Obama took office.

A visit to the prison camps finds them ready for more occupants. President Obama is set to sign a military spending bill that effectively guarantees that his campaign promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba will go unfulfilled.

The Obama administration has informed Congress of its plans to resettle as many as 19 detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a final sprint .