Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Defense department's insubordination on closing Guantánamo

Wells Dixon, is a fellow Gitmo attorney who works at the Center for Constitutional Rights.
His article at "The Hill" questions the failure of the DOD to follow Obama's directive to close Guantanamo:

American military doctrine is clear: when a superior officer identifies a lawful strategic objective, forces under his or her command must work to achieve it without delay.  When it comes to Guantánamo, however, the Pentagon continues to obstruct President Obama's mandate to close the prison.  Their defiance is tantamount to insubordination.

Read the rest here.