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At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) disputed the Obama administration’s claim that the decision to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center was “a security decision based on propaganda value that our enemies get from it.”

“To say that it is a security decision based on propaganda value that our enemies get from it is a pretext to justify a political decision,” Cotton told Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Brian McKeon.