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US Effort to Close Guantanamo Prison Still Facing Roadblocks

The Obama administration's struggling quest to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is mired in state and federal politics. Frustrated White House and Pentagon officials are blaming each other for the slow progress in releasing approved detainees and finding a new prison to house those still held. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is facing criticism from some administration officials who complain that he has not approved enough transfers, even though 52 Guantanamo...

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