Thu, 21 May 2009 15:36:11 +0000 – President Barack Obama vigorously defended his plans to close the Guantanamo prison camp on Thursday and promised to work with Congress to develop a system for imprisoning detainees who can't be tried and can't be turned loose. Obama conceded that some detainees would wind up in U.S. prisons and insisted those facilities were tough enough to house even the most dangerous inmates. The president is speaking out on a day when a new report finds that 1 in 7 prisoners held at the Guantanamo prison return to fighting "jihad" after being released.
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