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Pentagon to Congress: We Need $450M for Gitmo

Pentagon to Congress: We Need $450M for Gitmo
Posted May 22nd, 2013 @ 8:41am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If you're already upset about the fact that Guantanamo is still open, your head may actually explode at this next bit: The Pentagon wants Congress to grant it more than $450 million to maintain—and upgrade—the prison, according to a budget request from the Obama administration. Specifically, $200 million of that is earmarked for upgrading temporary facilities, a process that could take as long as 10 years, the AP reports.

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