RT America -- March 4, 2016
Never-ending story: Obama’s last ditch effort to close Gitmo
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has called on Congress to change the law so that Guantanamo detainees can be transferred to the United States. Joining RT America’s Anya Parampil is Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of the Nation Magazine and author of a recent Washington Post op-ed entitled “Why we must close Guantanamo now.” Vanden Heuvel breaks down the saga of the infamous prison.
Unlikely marriage: New Defense Department board to be headed by Google exec
Tech heads in Silicon Valley and the federal government already apparently have strained relations, particularly in the case of Apple and the FBI. The Defense Department has announced that it will be launching a new technology advisory board to be headed by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt. RT's Manila Chan has the details.