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President Bush recently reaffirmed the goal of closing the prison camp for security detainees at Guantanamo Bay. But finding countries to take in cleared prisoners and what to do with those who remain suspects remain major challenges.
- Clive Stafford Smith defense attorney for Guantanamo detainees
- Emi MacLean legal fellow, GuantÃ�Â¡namo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights
- Sandra Hodgkinson Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs
- Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper ambassador-at-large, Office of War Crimes Issues at the U.S. Department of State from 2001 to 2005
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