Charles Levinson

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Charles Levinson

DateArticle NameLocation
12/28/15Pentagon thwarts Obama's effort to close Guantanamoreuters.com
In September, U.S. State Department officials invited a foreign delegation to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to persuade the group to take detainee Tariq Ba Odah to their country. If they succeeded, the transfer would mark a small step toward realizing President Barack Obama's goal of closing the prison before he leaves office. The foreign officials told the administration they would first need to review Ba Odah's medical records, according to U.S. officials with knowledge of the episode. The Yemeni has been on a hu...