President Barack Obama – who began his presidency by signing an executive order requiring the closing of the terrorist detention center at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba – pledged Tuesday to renew his efforts to close the facility, where 100 of the 166 de … Full story
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In this Pentagon-approved courtroom sketch, alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad confers with defense attorney Army Captain Jason Wright, after hearings convened for the day at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba February 11, 2013. REUTERS/MANDATORY CREDIT:Janet Hamlin