Palau considering taking Uighur detainees, officials say

The Obama administration is in talks with the South Pacific island nation of Palau to relocate some or all of 17 Uighurs — native Chinese Muslims — held at Guantanamo Bay, senior administration officials told CNN Tuesday. Last week, Daniel Fried, the Obama administration’s special envoy to oversee the closure of Guantanamo, visited Palau and Australia as part of a tour of the Pacific region