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Guantanamo Bay's prison opened 16 years ago - we need to reckon with what the US has done and continues to do there

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Associated Press/Charles Dharapak
Sixteen years after Guantanamo Bay's prison opened, it's time to reconsider its history and what it means in the context of a president who has openly stated his animus toward Muslims.
Thirteen of the remaining 41 prisoners there are stuck in military commissions proceedings that have been a legal quagmire from the beginning
The Center for Constitutional Rights has filed new habeas corpus petitions on behalf of 11 men detained there without charge or trial.
Guantanamo's symbolism has shifted fundamentally over the three presidential administrations that it...
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