Will "Guantanamo of the Rockies" Become a Reality?

An Obama Administration official said Saturday that a decision on where to move the 223 remaining Guantanamo detainees is in the final stages:

"We are doing everything we can to close it by the date," the official said, declining further identification. "We are in the final stages of locating a secure facility in the U.S. where detainees can be held."

Not likely to be chosen: Standish, MI and Fort Leavenworth, KS. That seems to leave Supermax in Florence, CO, also known as "Alcatraz of the Rockies" and U.S. military brigs. More than 200 prisoners convicted on terror charges are currently in U.S. prisons.

Supermax sounds like the most likely choice. The offical said Obama hasn't been briefed yet on the possibilities, which means a decision is not imminent.

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    there is a big new prison (none / 0) (#1)
    by athyrio on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 11:57:21 AM EST
    built in Hardin Mt that has yet to be occupied and since Hardin is extremely depressed economically they are anxious to have someone come in and set up shop there...this organization called APF or American Police Force wants to do so but I think they more and more sound phoney...they want to rent the entire prison but don't say what prisoners will occupy the cells...could it be Guantanamo??

    Tried to post this link (none / 0) (#2)
    by athyrio on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 11:58:59 AM EST

    link again (none / 0) (#3)
    by athyrio on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 12:02:20 PM EST