The Guantanamo Bay Quandary
Last week, President Obama signed an order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay within the next year. This would be very good. Gitmo has come to reflect everything that was unseemly about Bush's foreign policy, and getting past it would be good both for the United States itself, and for the way we areviewed by the rest of the world. Now, however, comes the hard part: actually getting it done.