Crew members of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Jason Dunham load supplies while docked in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2015. The U.S. and Cuba have restored diplomatic relations, but the U.S. says it remains committed to keeping the base. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Obama's Cuba Visit Raises The Question Of Guantanamo Bay's Future

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President Obama has recently vowed again to close the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which has been used to detain prisoners from the invasion of Afghanistan and the War on Terror since early 2002. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The Case For Closing — And Keeping Open — Guantanamo

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President Obama, flanked by Vice President Biden (left) and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, delivers a statement on the Guantanamo Bay detention camp on Tuesday in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves a military courthouse Tuesday in Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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A guard tower stands at the perimeter of Camp Delta in the Guantanamo Bay detention center on March 30, 2010. On Sunday, the Pentagon announced five Yemeni detainees had been transferred to the United Arab Emirates. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Crew members of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Jason Dunham load supplies while docked in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, earlier this year. The U.S. and Cuba have restored diplomatic relations, but the U.S. says it remains committed to keeping the base. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Despite Better U.S.-Cuba Relations, Guantanamo Set To Stay In U.S. Hands

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Canadian Judge Grants Former Guantanamo Inmate Bail

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Canadian-born Omar Khadr is seen in a courtroom sketch during a 2010 hearing at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He was moved to a Canadian prison in 2012. Janet Hamlin/AP hide caption

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A shackled detainee is transported by guards, including a female soldier, at Camp Delta detention center, Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, in this photo from December 2006. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

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Relatives of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks are periodically flown down to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to witness court proceedings against five men accused of plotting the attacks. For the witnesses of the most recent court session, the experience raised questions about justice, humanity and the ethics of the death penalty. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Families Of Sept. 11 Victims Watch Guantanamo Hearings With Mixed Feelings

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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

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