Obama Preparing Order to Close Gitmo for First Week

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The president-elect’s advisers say he’s planning to issue an executive order to close the U.S. military prison during his first week in office.

Would direct his administration to figure out what to do with the estimated 250 al-Qaeda and Taliban suspects and potential witnesses being held there.

Still unlikely the prison would be closed any time soon.

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