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U.S. Legislation Bars Funding to Transfer Guantánamo Bay Detainees to United States for Trial

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 February 2017


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Contemporary Practice of The United States Relating to International Law
Copyright ©by the American Society of International Law,2011

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