Guantanamo Detainee Tries to Use Obama Statements That War Is Over to Secure Freedom

Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba / AP

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled late Wednesday that he would defer to President Trump’s administration to determine whether the United States is still engaged in “active hostilities” against al Qaeda, the Taliban, and their affiliates and has the right to hold prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay military facility.