The government and defense attorneys for seventeen Guantanamo detainees clash over a federal judge’s order to release the men into the United States. Why the U.S. has held these Uighur Muslims seven years and what the judge’s order may mean for the future of Guantanamo.


  • Tony Fratto White House deputy press secretary
  • Noel Francisco attorney; former associate counsel to the President George Bush (2001-2003); former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice (2003-2005)
  • Susan Baker Mannning pro bono attorney representing the Uighur detainees at Guantanamo; partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Baodong Wang spokesman and press counselor for the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.
  • Nury Turkel attorney; past president, the Uyghur American Association

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