House Kills Plan to Close Guantánamo

House Kills Plan to Close Guantánamo: How lawmakers have refused to give Obama $350 million (out of a $700 billion war budget) to buy a prison in Illinois and close Guantanamo – and why this should encourage the administration to think again about its flawed plan, to give up on indefinite detention, and to rediscover its lost principles. (Andy Worthington) Full article.