Joe Biden launches review to let him close Guantanamo Bay's prison
BREAKING NEWS: Joe Biden launches review to let him close Guantanamo Bay’s infamous military prison and could take action within ‘weeks’
The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the future of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay with the goal of closing the controversial facility, a White House official said on Friday.
Aides involved in internal discussions are considering an executive action to be signed by President Joe Biden in coming weeks or months, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, signaling a new effort to remove what human rights advocates have called a stain on America’s global image.
How it is now: This is the current military prison at Guantanamo Bay where detainees from the war on terror are held
Khalid Shaikh Mohammad, who is the suspected architect behind the 9/11 attacks, is housed at Guantanamo Bay. He was captured in Pakistan in 2006 (right)
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