A logjam of sorts has broken, and six Yemenis and four Afghans will be released from Guantanamo and sent home or to other countries within the next several days.
There are 97 Yemenis at Gitmo, comprising 46% of the remaining 210 detainees, 34 of whom have been ordered released. Andy Worthington writes about their dilemma today at Huffpo.
The New York Times takes President Obama and Congress to task for refusing funding to close Gitmo. [More...]
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