Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Pentagon Releases Report That Details On Who Remains In Guantanamo And The Details On Why They Are Still There

Soldiers attached to Joint Task Force Guantanamo walk through Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Tuesday

The Hill: Pentagon releases report detailing Gitmo detainees' backgrounds

After months of wrangling, the Pentagon has given Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) a 33-page report on more than 100 Guantánamo Bay detainees.

The unclassified report is based on available public information such as the detainee profiles written for Guantánamo's parole-like review board and posted on its website, but this is the first time the data has been compiled in one document.

Ayotte, who released the report publicly Wednesday after first providing it to The Associated Press, said it shows why the detention facility must remain open.

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Update #1: A look at Guantanamo detainees transferred, or cleared to go (AP)
Update #2: A look at Guantanamo's dwindling population (US News and World Report)
Update #3: Cook, bookkeeper and 'worst of the worst' held at Guantanamo -report (Reuters)

WNU Editor: The list (and details) on who remains in Guantanamo is here.

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