Obama Restarts Guantanamo Trials, With Reservations

Obama restarts Guantanamo trials, with reservations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama lifted a two-year freeze on new military trials at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and suggested on Monday Congress was hurting national security by blocking his attempts to move some trials into U.S. civilian courts.

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