Thursday, January 22, 2009

Obama:Secret Prisons and Detention Camps Closed

drawing by marguerita
Even as he reversed the most disputed counterterrorism policies of the Bush years, Mr. Obama postponed for at least six months difficult decisions on the details. He ordered a cabinet-level review of the most challenging questions his administration faces — what to do with dangerous prisoners who cannot be tried in American courts; whether some interrogation methods should remain secret to keep Al Qaeda from training to resist them; and how the United States can make sure prisoners transferred to other countries will not be tortured.Obama Orders Secret Prisons and Detention Camps Closed -

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