Retired Generals to Discuss Guantanamo and Handling of Terrorist Suspects on Eve of One Year Anniversary of Executive Orders on January 21 at 2 pm

Jan 14, 2010, 18:25 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A year after President Obama signed Executive Orders ending torture and ordering the closure of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and in the wake of the attempted Christmas Day bombing, Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster, USA (Ret.), Major General William L. Nash, USA (Ret.), and Brigadier General James P. Cullen, USA (Ret.), members of the group of retired Generals and Admirals concerned about prisoner treatment and interrogation policies will Discuss Guantanamo and Handling of Terrorist Suspects at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, in the Murrow Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC.

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Members of the group met with eight of the presidential candidates during the 2008 campaign, and when President Obama signed the Executive Orders ending torture and ordering the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison facility in the second full day of his presidency, 16 of the group's retired Generals and Admirals stood with him in the Oval Office.

SOURCE National Press Club