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Guantánamo not planning for indefinite detention

Sep 26th, 2010 Current Affairs

The Miami Herald reports on Thursday, September 23, 2010, in an article entitled "Guantanamo not planning for indefinite detention," that prison camp staff are making no plans for the lifetime detention of 48 captives the Obama administration has determined will not be released, the center reported last Wednesday. 

The article discusses the "air of uncertainty" at the detention center in light of the Department of Defense's need to develop a policy for where to put the 174 foreign men currently held at the detention center. The Justice Department has earlier concluded that 48 of the men can never be tried but are also too dangerous to set free. The Obama Administration has indicated it would like to buy an unused Illinois prison to house those men but Congress has not yet approved the funding. 

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