Intelligence Reporter for the Washington Post, Greg Miller, joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt. He presents a realistic takeaway on the closing of Guantanamo Bay. Miller mentions the block that Congress has put on transporting the Gitmo inmates to the United States. He explains the Obama Administration’s dro
An Up panel joins MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki to discuss President Barack Obama’s counterterrorism speech and how he plans to fight terrorism as the memory of 9/11 begins to fade into the past.
In a counterterrorism speech on Thursday, President Obama focused on narrowrt guidelines for deadly drone strikes, arguing they are legal and effective, and announced an end to the ban on transferring detainees from Guantanamo back to Yemen. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.
John Harris, Karen Tumulty, and Rep. Adam Schiff discuss the president’s counterterrorism speech and determine how he can achieve the changes he’s sought out to make.
Rachel Maddow reports on how much political will there was for closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, including from leading Republicans like President Bush and then-presidential candidate John McCain, and how that all disappeared once Barack Obama became president.
A cameraman films activists wearing orange jumpsuits as they mark the 100th day of prisoners' hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay during a protest in front of the White House in Washington May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Activists wearing orange jumpsuits are arrested during a protest marking the 100th day of prisoners' hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay in front of the White House in Washington, May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
An activist wearing an orange jumpsuit marks the 100th day of prisoners' hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay during a protest in front of the White House in Washington May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)