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Obama Orders Halt to Prosecutions at Guantánamo

Date: January 21, 2009
Author: William Glaberson
QUOTE: the order came from the Secreatary of Defense, Robert M. Gates, “by order of the president.” It described the halt in all proceedings as designed “to permit the newly inaugurated president and his administration time to review the military commission process, generally, and the cases currently pending before the military commissions, specifically.”

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