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John Oliver Explains Why Closing Guantanamo Is So Important

The U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay presents a tricky situation. On the one hand, many feel it needs to be closed because it is inhumane and because innocent people are being held there. On the other hand, 52 percent of Americans feel it should stay open, and how to handle its 61 detainees is far from a black and white situation. So convoluted is the nation's Gitmo problem that even President Barack Obama has been unable to close it despite promising to do so several times throughout his two terms in office.
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