Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

Throughout his run for the presidency, Joe Biden made little mention of Guantanamo Bay. But as he completes his first month in office, there are signs that his administration is taking steps toward closing the post-9/11 detention centre. In a written testimony for his senate confirmation last month, Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin stated that it was time to close Guantanamo. On Friday, the White House announced that it was launching a review of the prison, with the aim of closing it. “It’s extremely important and absolutely necessary to have a change in policy. The US needs to reset its relatio…

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