In 2009, US President Barack Obama signed an executive order announcing the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre. The man who drafted that order was then-White House counsel, Gregory Craig.

More than six years later, Guantanamo remains open. And with Congress passing legislation this week that blocks the transfer of detainees to the US, can the president fulfil his promise to shut down the facility?

In this week's Headliner, Mehdi Hasan asks Craig about the likelihood of Obama closing Guantanamo before the end of his presidency.

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Source: Al Jazeera