It was a campaign promise that helped sweep Barack Obama into the White House in 2008. Now, the president has submitted a plan to Congress that would see Guantanamo Bay prison closed.
US soldier Bowe Bergdahl has been spared prison time for deserting his post in Afghanistan in 2009, but a military judge ordered that he be dishonorably discharged. President Donald Trump called the ruling a "disgrace."
Although US President Donald Trump has appreciated Pakistan's efforts in securing the release of a US-Canadian couple, experts say it is yet to be seen whether Islamabad is serious about defeating Islamists.
US President Barack Obama has released four more detainees from Guantanamo in one of his administration's last acts. Obama blamed Congress for blocking the facility's closure and endangering security.
Eight years after vowing to close Guantanamo, US President Barack Obama has launched a final push to shut the facility. But critics say the plan would transfer indefinite detention to US soil. Spencer Kimball reports.
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