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Guantanamo Prisoners Challenge their Detention

Military hearings begin for foreign-born detainees at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The hearings come after a U.S. Supreme Court decision in July that allowed prisoners to challenge their detentions. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.
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