Guantánamo: Bush-era officials warn keeping prison open may be $6bn error

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Trump’s decision to keep the prison open may be costly and dangerous, according to officials who set up the Cuba facility

US officials and military lawyers who helped set up and run the notorious prison at Guantánamo Bay have warned that Donald Trump risks repeating a $6bn mistake by keeping it open.

Related: Donald Trump signs executive order to keep Guantánamo Bay open

Barack Obama promised to close Guantánamo Bay in January 2009, only to make repeated compromises amid political opposition, bureaucratic tangles, and disputes within his team.

Related: Guantánamo Diary: ‘I saw the ghosts of my fellow detainees’

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