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Should the United States close Guantanamo Bay?
Guantanamo Bay should be closed.
Guantanamo Bay has done little to make the United States safer.
Guantanamo Bay's continued use is unethical.
Keeping Guantanamo Bay open is expensive.
Closing Guantanamo Bay will improve American diplomatic relations.
Guantanamo Bay is needed to keep innocent people safe from terror suspects.
During WWII, the US held over 400,000 mostly German lawful combatant POW's without charge or trial, in accordance with the Geneva Conventions and Law of War, until the end of hostilities. Why would holding unlawful combatant Islamists who want to kill us at Guantanamo Bay be any different?
Guantanamo Bay doesn't need to be closed, it needs to be reformed.
There is no suitable solution for dealing with many current prisoners if Guantanamo Bay were to close.
Closing Guantanamo Bay is politically unpopular.
The alternatives to Guantanamo Bay are both less safe for the United States and less humane for terror suspects.
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