An injured American arrives at U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba by U.S. Coast Guard helicopter (REUTERS/Bill Mesta).
Keep the U.S. Naval Station at Gitmo open
March 25, 2015,
Federal Executive Fellows Robert Hein and Jason Tama write that as the future of both U.S.-Cuba relations and the detention facility become the subject of sharper debate during the run up to the 2016 presidential election, it is important to remember the strategic utility of the naval station itself and not confuse it with the detention facility.