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Obama To Close CIA Prisons Immediately

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Obama To Close CIA Prisons Immediately

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Obama To Close CIA Prisons Immediately

Obama To Close CIA Prisons Immediately

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President Barack Obama will shut down a secret network of CIA prisons immediately. He has also ordered that the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay be closed within one year. Alex Cohen talks to Slate.com senior editor Dahlia Lithwick about what this means for the future of detainees.