Kal Raustiala: Will Bagram be different from Guantanamo?

As President Obama works to fulfill his campaign promise to close the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, questions arise: Where will these prisoners, held for so long without trial or legal recourse, go, and where do they belong? If the U.S. transfers prisoners to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, would they exist in the same legal limbo as in Guantanamo?

Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, answers these and other questions related to territorial legal limits and the war on terror.

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