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  • ** FILE ** Military personnel inspect each occupied cell on a two-minute cycle at the Camp 5 maximum-security facility at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in October 2007. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

    U.S.: Al Qaeda magazine got into Guantanamo cell

    A copy of a magazine published by an arm of al Qaeda made its way to a terror suspect at the Guantanamo Bay prison, leading to an inspection of cells and a contentious new policy requiring special review teams to examine correspondence between prisoners and attorneys, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • "The commitment that the president has to closing Guantanamo Bay is as firm today as it was during the campaign ... I think this is a process that faces obstacles that we're all aware of and we will continue to work through them." - Jay Carney, White House press secretary. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

    Call rises again to close Guantanamo lockup

    A decade after the first terrorism suspects arrived at Guantanamo Bay and three years after President Obama pledged to close the facility, the prison remains a lightning rod for politicians and human-rights advocates, as well as a thorn in the side of the administration.

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