What's our first taste of change? In one of his first actions as president, Obama ordered military prosecutors to seek a 120-day suspension of legal proceedings involving detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Judges and defense attorneys may not necessarily comply, but The Washington Post calls it "a first step toward closing a detention facility and system of military trials that became a worldwide symbol of the Bush administration's war on terrorism." The move is intended to buy Obama time in order to reevaluate the country's options for prosecuting terror detainees.
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