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Where Will The Detainees Go After Guantanamo?

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Where Will The Detainees Go After Guantanamo?

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Where Will The Detainees Go After Guantanamo?

Where Will The Detainees Go After Guantanamo?

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President Obama has signed an executive order banning torture and calling for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility within a year. Authorities must now decide where to send the detainees, as politicians across the country declare they're not interested.

Guests:

Andrea Adkins, economic development administrator, city of Leavenworth, Kansas

Jackie Northam, national security correspondent for NPR

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee