Readers write about Russia's invasion of Georgia and residency laws against sex offenders.
The new facility, which will hold up to 1,100 detainees, is aimed at replacing the controversial existing one at Bagram.
Senator Obama is an unknown quantity as he tours the Middle East.
On Tuesday, a US Army deserter was deported. An unrelated but simultaneous video release showed a Canadian Gitmo detainee taken at age 15 crying, 'Oh Mommy!'
An eight-month review by McClatchy newspapers says the US wrongfully imprisoned many suspected Al Qaeda terrorists.