Amid the current debate about how the next U.S. president should handle prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay, Human Rights First Executive Director/CEO Elisa Massimino argues that:
Closing Guantánamo will require more than the stroke of a pen. It will take comprehensive policy changes and a major investment of domestic and international political capital. But it can be done, and it can be done in the new administration’s first year.
Read her op-ed in the International Herald Tribune (11/18/08).