President-elect Barack Obama's planned review of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, a prelude to closing the U.S. military prison in Cuba, must weigh the threats posed by an extraordinarily diverse group, from die-hard jihadists to innocent men swept up in war. Two presidential transition team advisers said Monday that Obama is preparing to issue an executive order in his first week in office, setting in motion the extensive survey needed. His team faces a daunting task.
Closing Gitmo Requires Tough Judgments on Inmates
The Associated Press
January 13, 2009