President Obama wants to close the prison at Guantanamo. At least he says he does.
The Honorable Charles Hagel
Secretary of Defense
US Department of Defense
1000 Defense Pentagon, Room 3E880
Washington, DC 20301-1000
Re: Continuing Indefinite Detention and Hunger Strike at Guantanamo
Dear Secretary Hagel:
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