President Working to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention

He says it's used as a tool for ISIL recruitment.
1:18 | 12/18/15

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Guantanamo. Continues to be one of the key magnets. For Jihad or recruit. The first question earlier about how do they propaganda isn't convinced. Somebody here in the United States who may not have a criminal record or history of terrorist activity to start. Shooting. This is part of what they fees. This notion of gross injustice that America's not living up to its professed ideals. We know that we see that Internet traffic we see you. How long time animal has been used. To create this mythology. America's at war with has long and for us to close it is part of our counterterrorism strategy. That is supported by our military our diplomatic and our intelligence teams. So when you combine that with the fact that it's really expensive. That we are. You know essentially this point detaining a handful. Of people. And each person is costing. Several million dollars. To detain when they're more efficient ways of donut.

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