Britain Asks U.S. to Release 5 Detainees From Guantanamo

In a major reversal of policy, the British government today asked the Bush administration to release five British residents that are being held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
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The request is almost certain to be welcomed by the Bush administration, which has been working to reduce the number of Guantánamo detainees. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Oliver Jones - Aug 7, 2007 - 7:00 AM PDT
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Jim Lang
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by Jim Lang - Oct. 1, 2008

A good straightforward story that reports the request as well as the impetus for and hurdles to achieving the prisoners' release.

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Jo Asmundsson
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by Jo Asmundsson - Oct. 1, 2008

A story which tells a story which needs to be told, also portrays, perhaps, a difference in cooperation between England and the US and a different future of being such close friends. It was good to read such good analytic journalism

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Oliver Jones
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by Oliver Jones - Oct. 1, 2008

Good breaking-news story, with helpful background information.

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