The history of Guantanamo in seven key documents

In this photo reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, towers overlooking a U.S. detention facility are silhouetted against a morning sunrise at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Pre-trial hearings continue for five Guantanamo prisoners facing charges related to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, that include terrorism, conspiracy and murder. (AP Photo/Toronto Star, Michelle Shephard, Pool)


The history of Guantanamo Bay in 7 key documents

A hunger strike by Guantanamo Bay detainees has drawn the attention of President Barack Obama, who still hopes to close the detention center."It's not sustainable," he said at a news conference Tuesday. "The notion that we're going to keep 100 individuals in no man's land in perpetuity."Despite a campaign promise to close the prison in his first term, Obama has been stymied by congressional opposition. Below, a look at the history of Guantanamo Bay in seven key documents.Executive order closing …

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