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U.S. Congress

Could an empty field in the US be 'Guantanamo North'?

MIAMI The Obama administration is considering the option of building a "Guantanamo North" from scratch as it writes a proposal to Congress on how to close the controversial prison camps in southeast Cuba by moving some captives to lockups in the United States, a Defense Department official with knowledge of the plan says. While the Pentagon has only acknowledged scouting U.S. military lockups in Kansas and South Carolina to the consternation of those states' governors the administration is considering other possible sites and communities across the United States. "We're working with the inter agency (other government departments) to come up with some other ideas,...