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Obama says Guantanamo must close, vows to ‘re-engage with Congress’

30.04.2013 16:46

US President Barack Obama has pledged to re-engage with Congress in an effort to shut the Guantanamo Bay prison. He also praised Russia for being “very cooperative” in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

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Anonymous user 07.05.2013 01:26

Rehtoric. Obama dosn't need congress to close GITMO. He could close it signing one letter.

Anonymous user 02.05.2013 11:14

The US has lost its credibility a long time ago.''take everything they say with a handful of salt''

 

dbzwolle 01.05.2013 18:57

I understand the problems with terrorist, there is no central State Government to identify these activities! But one thing to my Government, not everyone who has different opinions are terrorist: Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, often violent, especially as a means of coercion. In the international community, however, terrorism has no legally binding, criminal law definition! Usually warring states have to Identify their armies by logo definitions: Identify the key elements of the Hague and Geneva Conventions that pertain to small unit combat operations.

 

dbzwolle 01.05.2013 18:29

I applaud our President for going forth on this issue! After all torture is against International Law, and if we're going to live in a International Community; we have to follow those laws established for all, just not the few! Third Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, 1929
Industriali zed nations did not establish these law for fun, they established these law for humanitarian treatment of prisoners! If they are terrorists then they are Gorilla Fighters for a common goal, still combatants! You cannot change the names for your own needs???

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 12:04

Liar........... Barrack Obama is the worst president in US history.

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 09:21

Quick, let's re-engage about closing GTMO as hungerstrikers are close to death=bad image for the US!

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 08:45

April Fools was last month.

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 04:18

Positiveness and appreciation is good to see...

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 03:09

false flag comments are nothing more that conspiracy theories, made mostly by persons denied US VISA

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 02:46

RT is back again to blocking false flag comments

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 01:58

He has just spent millions refurbing Gitmo, so he is either mad or a pathological liar

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 01:08

Obama is a lying weenie.

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 00:42

duz anybody believe any of dis theatre ? blame game distraction tactic prolonged custody ahead!

Anonymous user 01.05.2013 00:05

Guanatanamo Bay is an integral part Cuba's territory, US Yankee, GET OUT.

Anonymous user 30.04.2013 23:19

no true democracy if you lock up people for years without a trial

 

citizen777 30.04.2013 22:39

LOL! "Re-engage" ; is politician talk for do nothing. I don't believe anything US politicians say.

 

Ed Camilo 30.04.2013 22:39

first he was againts it then he was for it and now he is against itk

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