ABA president urges approval of Guantanamo transfer provisions

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ABA president urges approval of Guantanamo transfer provisions

The ABA maintains that it is time to adopt a more flexible and commonsense approach with regard to detainee transfers from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and urged the Senate this month to include provisions in the FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act that would permit the transfer of detainees to the United States for trial and clarify requirements for transfers to different countries.


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