Sunday, Oct 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Politics Obama to limit drone strikes, restart Guantanamo closure

Obama to limit drone strikes, restart Guantanamo closure

E-mail Print PDF

Gitmo prisonThe White House plans to send some Guantanamo Bay inmates back to Yemen in a new push to close the prison, officials said President Obama will say Thursday.

The president will also announce new limits to unmanned combat drone strikes, the officials said of the program that has been central to White House efforts to combat terrorism.

Obama's 2 p.m. speech at the Defense Department's National Defense University in Washington will lay out how he intends to bring his counter-terrorism policies in line with the legal structure and values he promised four years ago this week.

In a May 21, 2009, address, the president argued U.S. national security interests needed to conform with the nation's commitment to human rights and the rule of law.

"I believe with every fiber of my being that in the long run we cannot also keep this country safe unless we enlist the power of our most fundamental values," he said at the National Archives and Records Administration.


Most Recent Related Stories...

Trump threatens to sue women accusing him

Trump threatens to sue womenDonald Trump on Saturday vowed to sue the women who have come forward to level allegations...

David Duke qualifies for Louisiana Senate debate

David DukeFormer Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has qualified for a televised debate in Louisiana's Senate...

Economists: A Trump win would tank the markets

Economists : Trump plan a disasterWall Street is set up for a major crash if Donald Trump shocks the world on...

Former RNC Chair, Michael Steele. Dumps Trump

Michael Steele dumps trumpThe former head of the Republican Party won’t be voting for Donald Trump in November, BuzzFeed...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!