“When I returned home, it was another hell”: Now’s the time to talk about what we do after Guantánamo

Alexa Koenig and Eric Stover write for Salon, Feb. 25, 2016

Right now, as we take first steps toward finally closing Guantánamo, we have a choice: Do we continue to transfer individuals with little to no social, economic or psychological support, leaving them desperate for a productive future? Or do we make a relatively tiny investment in their future to set them on a path toward productivity? Even as Guantánamo finally and rightfully closes, the damage endures—as does our responsibility.