[JURIST] US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) [official website], along with five cosponsors, introduced legislation Thursday that would prohibit funding for civilian trials of Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainees and place restrictions on the transfer of detainees to foreign countries. The Military Detainee Procedures Improvement Act of 2011 [S 551 materials] would require "greater scrutiny on the security situation and ability of the host country to monitor a detainee" after transfer from Guantanamo. It also purports to "[r]eaffirm[] the President’s…

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