Obama Adviser: If El Chapo Comes To US, Hardened Gitmo Detainees Should Come Too

Ben Rhodes, a top national security adviser to President Barack Obama, said Friday if a U.S. prison is good enough for El Chapo, it’s good enough for Guantanamo Bay detainees who require indefinite detention. Rhodes noted that bipartisan support exists for extraditing El Chapo, a notorious drug kingpin in Mexico, to the U.S., though that same support is absent when discussing the move of Gitmo detainees to U.S. facilities. “If our prison system is good enough for El Chapo, and good enough, Read more […]