Bush won't close Gitmo in his term. It will remain a symbol of all he stands for. Meanwhile, studies from Saudi Arabia show a startlingly low rate of recidivism among former Gitmo detainees:

Almost a quarter of the Guantánamo detainees who have been released have been sent back to Saudi Arabia. Facing a substantial threat from terrorism in their own country, the Saudi authorities have been rigoroussome might say harshin imprisoning and punishing any terrorist deemed a danger. Yet in new statistics provided to us by the Ministry of Interior in Riyadh, zero of the 121 Guantánamo detainees received by the Saudis were deemed dangerous and ineligible for release.

Yes, we may well have been living in Imaginationland.

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