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Shutter This Death Trap

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Ever since the United States started airlifting prisoners from Afghanistan to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay in January 2002, there have been criticisms of "Gitmo."  Recently, President Bush’s chief military adviser, Admiral Michael Mullen, joined  ranks with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Sen. John McCain, former Attorney General John Ashcroft and President Bush himself in expressing a desire for the facility to be shut down. Now we should be moving past the question of whether Guantanamo should be closed and into a discussion of how and when it should happen. 

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