“Guantánamo’s Last 100 Days, The Story That Never Was” TomDispatch


“Guantánamo’s Last 100 Days, The Story That Never Was” TomDispatch

Karen Greenberg reflects on her optimism for Obama to have closed Guantánamo during his last 100 days in office as well as her disappointment that it remains open. She hopes that, “it will be closed because it’s the only right thing to do.  Otherwise there will be another set of forever prisoners -- and I’m not thinking about the future terror suspects that Donald Trump will send there, presumably forever.  I’m thinking about us.  For as long as Gitmo remains open, whether we know it or not, we’re imprisoned there, too, and so is the American way of life.”

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