Comments for: It costs $900,000 per year to hold a prisoner at Guantanamo

Posted May 04, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.

WASHINGTON — It’s been dubbed the most expensive prison on Earth and President Barack Obama cited the cost this week as one of many reasons to shut down the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, which burns through some $900,000 per prisoner annually. The Pentagon estimates it spends about $150 million …

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