Obama Orders Gitmo Closing

Thursday - 1/22/2009, 5:58pm EST

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President Obama ordered the closing of the Guantanamo Bay Prison within a year. The president signed an executive order today directing the CIA to stop holding terrorism suspects for months and years and to now use the same interrogation rules as the military. The secret detention center has brought criticism from other countries and human rights activists. We want to get reaction on the closing, and turn to Cully Stimson, Senior Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation.