Biden Urged to Shut Down Guantanamo, End ‘Stain’ on U.S. Reputation

“The Biden administration is well-positioned to take concrete steps” toward fulfilling Barack Obama’s pledge to close the Guantanamo prison, which holds 40 alleged terrorists at a cost of $13 million per detainee, argues a former lawyer with the U.S. Department of Defense. But whether it’s politically expedient to do so is another question.