The August 1, 2016 issue of The New Yorker has a fine essay by Connie Bruck on why Guantanamo Bay Prison is still open many years after we were told it would close.
Some of the sticking points are political, and some are practical. Ms. Bruck has been careful to scrutinize claims and make the effort to present a balanced account of a horrific situation.
Connie Bruck’s essay appears on the magazine’s website, with no pay wall. Here’s the link: