Guantanamo Hearing Shifts Focus to World Opinion of U.S.

In a hearing Tuesday examining the legal basis for holding detainees at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, the focus turned to world opinion of the United States and the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies. Amid recent debate over whether to close the detention facility altogether, the House Judiciary Committee is considering legislation to allow Guantanamo detainees to petition U.S. courts to challenge their confinement. The facility was set up shortly after 9/11 to hold and...Full Story
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