Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy law professor and author of a forthcoming book on justice during the war on terrorism, and former State Department lawyer David Kaye debate Obama's promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
November 21, 2008
Today's question: What to do with enemy combatants? Is there no one who should be held indefinitely? Shouldn't there be a difference between prosecuting a war and prosecuting a crime? Previously, Sulmasy and Kaye discussed what President Bush could do between now and inauguration day to smooth the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison and weighed the symbolism and merits of Obama's promise to shutter the prison.
November 20, 2008
Today's question: Obama has pledged to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. What, if anything, should President Bush do to support the shift, given his opposition to that policy? Previously, Kaye and Sulmasy weighed the symbolism and merits of Obama's promise to close Gitmo.
November 19, 2008
Today's question: Will closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay rehabilitate America's image abroad, as President-elect Barack Obama argues? Does that even matter if keeping the prison open reduces global terrorism? Glenn M. Sulmasy and David Kaye debate.
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