The Obama administration sent four detainees from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to Saudi Arabia, what is expected to be the first in a flurry of transfers before President-Elect Trump takes office.
The current White House plans to transfer as many as 19 prisoners out of Gitmo, despite Trump’s promise to keep the prison open – and even to add more to its population.
Larry Mantle and guests debate the future of Guantanamo under a Trump administration.
Raha Wala, Director for National Security Advocacy at Human Rights First, a non-profit organization
Charles “Cully” Stimson, Senior Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation; he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs and and coordinated the Pentagon’s global detention policy and operations, including at Guantanamo Bay