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  1. Cuba: Getting Gitmo closedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Fausta's blog

    I fully expect the Obama administration to close not only the prison but also the U.S. base at Guantanamo, after which, Obama will do a turnkey ceremony in Havana with photo-op with Raul Castro. Here's the latest headline, on the latest hurdle: Obama, Congress head for showdown over defense bill curbs on Gitmo The House version of the fiscal defense authorization bill, now in House-Senate conference, contains language that prohibits transferring any Guantanamo detainees abroad or to the United States.


  2. Gitmo fearmongeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    President Obama's plan to move some of the remaining 116 Guantanamo Bay detainees to mainland sites, possibly including Fort Leavenworth, seems unlikely to be implemented given strong congressional opposition and a federal law meant to prohibit it. But Kansas leaders' criticism of the idea is excessive, and signals a lack of trust in the security of U.S. military prisons.


  3. Could a 'Guantanamo North' be built from scratch on US soil?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    The Obama administration is considering the option of building a "Guantanamo North" from scratch as it writes a proposal to Congress on how to close the controversial prison camps in southeast Cuba by moving some captives to lockups in the United States, a Defense Department official with knowledge of the plan says. Although the Pentagon has only acknowledged scouting U.S. military lockups in Kansas and South Carolina - to the consternation of those states' governors - the administration is considering other possible sites and communities across the United States.


  4. Brownback schedules town hall meeting to discuss possible transfer of Gitmo prisoners to LeavenworthRead the original story

    Thursday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to hold a town hall meeting next week to discuss concerns about the potential transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth.


  5. Kansas, South Carolina Take NIMBY Stance On Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story

    Wednesday | WNYC-AM New York

    The Pentagon's only maximum security prison, at the U.S. Army's Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, is one of the facilities being considered for placement of Guantanamo prisoners deemed too dangerous to release. In hopes that it can persuade Congress to drop its prohibition on transferring detainees in Guantanamo to American soil, the White House is hunting for a highly secure place in the U.S. for some 50 detainees.


  6. Looming showdown over Gitmo may result in terrorist prisons on U.S. soilRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    The Obama administration and Congress are heading for a showdown over the president's plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer its remaining terrorists abroad or to U.S. prisons. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced last week that Pentagon assessment teams are looking at creating prisons for the terrorists at Leavenworth, Kansas, and Charleston, South Carolina, as well as other locations.


  7. Dismaland Ad Invites You to Banksy's Dark Spin on DisneylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Collider

    One of the highlights in Banksy 's excellent documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop is when he sneaks an art instillation of inflatable Guantanamo Bay prisoners into the middle of Disneyland. The artist has a fascination with the comic juxtaposition of sterilized, corporate-approved fun and dark reality, and now he's taken it to the next level with Dismaland.


  8. Nikki Haley Is Correct On Gitmo Detainee IssueRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | FITSNews

    This website rarely finds occasion to agree with S.C. governor Nikki Haley - who campaigned as a conservative yet has governed like a classic big government liberal . Having said that, we have no problem whatsoever with Haley's adamant refusal to permit detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to be housed at a naval brig outside of Charleston, S.C. "We will take any action within our power to make sure no Guantanamo Bay detainees are transferred to South Carolina or Kansas," Haley wrote in a letter co-signed by Kansas governor Sam Brownback .


  9. Kansas leaders blast idea of moving Gitmo inmates to LeavenworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KMBC-TV

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has strong words for the Department of Defense as it considers where to move prison detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Brownback said he does not want the detainees moved to Fort Leavenworth, one of two possible new destinations for them.


  10. Sen. Tim Scott: Bringing Gitmo Prisoners to US Soil Puts Lives in DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | News Max

    A plan by the Defense Department to move Guantanamo detainees to prisons on U.S. soil is against the law and dangerous to American citizens, says Sen. Tim Scott. "For heaven's sake, how is it a good idea to ever bring an enemy combatant to the American soil unnecessarily," the South Carolina Republican said Tuesday on Fox News Channel's "Your World with Neil Cavuto."


  11. Brownback & Haley Threaten To Sue Over Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    The governors of Kansas and South Carolina are threatening to sue the Obama administration if detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are brought to military installations in either state. In a letter Tuesday , Governors Sam Brownback and Nikki Haley told Defense Secretary Ash Carter they are prepared to take ``any action within our power'' to stop the transfers.


  12. Brownback signs letter urging Defense Department not to move Guantanamo prisoners to LeavenworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a letter urging the U.S. Department of Defense not to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth. The Obama administration is in the final stages of working to shut down the military prison in Cuba that has housed enemy combatants since early 2002 after the Sept.


  13. Moving GITMO prisoners to KS meets oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NBC Action News

    Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts and South Carolina Sen.Tim Scott wrote a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece opposing the president's plans to import prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. The piece explained Defense Department officials surveyed the Naval Brig in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday -- a week and a half after touring Leavenworth's penitentiary.


  14. Senators: Bringing Gitmo Detainees To Kansas And South Carolina Is PreposterousRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Caller

    Bringing detainees from Guantanamo Bay to facilities in Kansas and South Carolina is preposterous, Republican Sens. Pat Roberts and Tim Scott said in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Sunday. The Pentagon is currently scouting out possible locations in the United States to place Gitmo detainees.


  15. The Agenda: Bernie Sanders packs in S.C. crowds; Scott decries Gitmo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Charleston City Paper

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped at North Charleston Convention Center on Saturday, capping off a trip through S.C. that also included stops in Greenville, Columbia, and Sumter. Some national media speculated that the Sanders trip was part of an effort to fix his "black-voter problem."


  16. Obama's Plans to Import Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Wall Street Journal

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said recently that the Obama administration is in the "final stages of drafting a plan to safely and responsibly" close the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay. Our home states of Kansas and South Carolina are being considered as potential sites for housing the enemy combatants transferred from Guantanamo.


  17. Clock ticking on Obama's Gitmo promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Yahoo!

    President Obama has less than a year and a half before his time in office comes to an end. What's lingering on his to-do list? Closing the U.S. military prison at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.


  18. Nikki Haley says preposterous things about closing GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley went on a rant Thursday about the possibility of moving some Guantanamo Bay detainees to a Navy brig near Charleston, which could be a part of President Obama's push to close Gitmo. "We are absolutely drawing a line that we are not going to allow any terrorists to come into South Carolina," Haley said .


  19. Ash Carter: 'If It's Not Gitmo, Then It's Gotta Be Somewhere Else' -- in the USARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Cybercast News Service

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is considering a military prison in Kansas and a Navy brig in South Carolina as possible places to incarerate the Guantanamo Bay terrorists who are deemed ineligible for release to a third country. "If it's not Gitmo, then it's gotta be somewhere else," Carter told a news conference on Thursday.


  20. Pentagon chief says military looking for U.S. site to send Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UPI

    The Department of Defense on Thursday acknowledged plans to send detainees at the Navy's prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to another correctional facility the United States -- the next step in President Barack Obama 's promise six years ago to shutter the notorious complex. It's a promise Obama made immediately upon taking office in 2009, but for years stalemates in Congress have made that plan a very difficult one to pull off.