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Section: General News - An Obama administration official told Senators Tuesday that some detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility will most likely be held indefinitely if they pose a threat. The official spoke at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. The comments drew criticism from Democrats and human rights groups.
It is one of America's most controversial prisons. The Guantanamo Bay facility holds the self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks as well as other terror suspects.
During his first week in office, President Obama signed an executive order to close the prison in January 2010.
"This is me following through on, not …