Mohammed Jawad, one of the youngest people ever held at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, has returned to his home in Afghanistan. Was detention at Guantanamo the right treatment for Jawad? How should the U.S. deal with terror suspects arrested as children? Tell us what you think.
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Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week’s top stories: Israel and the peace process, Iran's missile test and President Obama's speech on national security and Guantanamo.
Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian reacts to President Barack Obama's speech on national security and argues that the best way to spread values of human rights and democracy is to act as a good example.
Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner reacts to former Vice President Dick Cheney's speech discussing the use of torture and the detention of terrorists at Guantanamo, tracing Cheney's attitude toward transparency and justice.
On Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of his decision to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay. Shayana Kadidal of the Center for Constitutional Rights discusses how the president made his case, the next step and potential pitfalls of the Obama plan.
President Obama is pressing ahead with his plan to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo. Could it mean suspected terrorists are headed to America? A Worldfocus contributing blogger explores what the future holds for Guantanamo and its detainees.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses why few members of the European Union are eager to accomodate roughly 245 detainees from the prison at Guantánamo Bay, though they expressed support for Barack Obama's decision to close the U.S. facility.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times editorial board discuss the new direction of U.S. foreign policy.
Sarah Mendelson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the likelihood that Europe will resettle detainees from the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo.