Obama takes first step toward closing Guantanamo Bay
Associated Press
Published: Wednesday January 21, 2009


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True to his word, President Barack Obama has taken the first step to closing the infamous prison at Guantanamo Bay, asking military prosecutors to suspend legal proceedings for 120 days.

A military judge agreed to suspend one case immediately Wednesday morning, and the fate of other cases are expected to be determined quickly.

More details follow.



 
 


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