August 1, 2007: "As President, I will close Guantanamo, reject the Military Commissions Act, and adhere to the Geneva Conventions." - Sen. Obama June 18, 2008: "First, let me say a few words about Guantanamo. By any measure, our system of trying detainees has been an enormous failure." - Sen. Obama January 21, 2009: Gitmo war crimes court halted at Obama request May 15, 2009: Obama revives terror tribunals, dismaying liberals Illustration by Anthony Jenkins / The Globe and Mail.
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