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    US Congressman: Brussels Attack Could Change Minds on Guantanamo Detentioni
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    March 24, 2016 2:09 AM
    U.S. State Department and Pentagon officials testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday about the Obama administration's plans to close Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility - a hearing that took place one day after the Brussels terrorist attacks. As VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, some lawmakers suggested that attacks in Brussels and last year in Paris might persuade European allies to rethink calls to close the facility.

    US Congressman: Brussels Attack Could Change Minds on Guantanamo Detention

    Published March 23, 2016

    U.S. State Department and Pentagon officials testified on Capitol Hill Wednesday about the Obama administration's plans to close Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility - a hearing that took place one day after the Brussels terrorist attacks. As VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports, some lawmakers suggested that attacks in Brussels and last year in Paris might persuade European allies to rethink calls to close the facility.


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