Inside the Ring: Looming Showdown Over Gitmo

The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center

The Obama administration and Congress are heading for a showdown over the president’s plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer its remaining terrorists abroad or to U.S. prisons.

With Obama Under Heat, New York Times Defends Drone Strikes


Visitors of the New York Times website—a go-to for criticism of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and all enhanced interrogation techniques—on Friday will find that it has a far more nuanced take on President Barack Obama’s use of drone strikes in the Middle East that resulted in a dead American hostage.