Congress Balks At Buying Illinois Prison To Replace Guantanamo

Rebuffed by skeptical lawmakers when it sought money to buy a prison in rural Illinois, the Obama administration still is struggling to replace the Guantanamo Bay prison, says the New York Times. Officials believe they are unlikely to close the Guantánamo Bay facility until 2011 at the earliest. Officials estimated it could take 8 to 10 months to install new fencing, towers, cameras,
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