How to Close Guantánamo
New York, November 23, 2015—Emptying the Guantánamo Bay detention facility is within President Barack Obama’s grasp, and he doesn’t need Congress to make it happen, said attorney Cliff Sloan, the former State Department special envoy for closing Guantánamo, in a Nov. 11 speech to students at Columbia Law School.
|Attorney Cliff Sloan, former special envoy for closing Guantánamo, said that the closure of the detention facility|
is within President Obama's reach.
|Cliff Sloan, center, with his daughter, Columbia Law School student Sarah Sloan '16, left, and Professor Sarah Cleveland, co-director of the Law School’s Human Rights Institute, right.|