Close Guantanamo to save America’s soul

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Closing the Guantanamo prison, isn’t that the logical consequence of the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan announced by Joe Biden last week? The detention center, located in the far east of the island of Cuba on the naval base that Washington has rented in Havana since 1903, was used in the war against terrorism in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. United. By declaring the near end of America’s longest war, the Democratic president has an opportunity to wash away a stain that has tarnished the aura of American democracy. He can close this prison hell in the tropics which, from January 2002, will “welcome” in the infamous cages of Camp X-Ray, now disused, hundreds of alleged Al-Qaida fighters arrested in Afghanistan. .

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