Friday, June 22, 2007
Close Gitmo: New Episode
Following overnight news of an on-then, off-now high-level Friday meeting, reports that the Bush Administration may be reaching a consensus to close its detention center at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Stay tuned whether the plan calls for closing not only Guantánamo, but also "Guantánamo"; that is, the complex of interrogation, detention, and rendition policies that span the globe and now associated with that one, once geographically situated, word.