“We're not working with, we are not coordinating with Iran," said a State official.
Congress's top investigator is defending his assertion that al Qaeda had a role.
The man in charge of closing the prison says he has no doubt it will shutter.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs panel on Europe is planning a hearing on the issue ahead of next month's Winter Olympics.
The situation raises pressure to avoid a similar outcome in Afghanistan.
President Obama and his national security team are facing a number of serious threats.
He promised to avenge the bombings that have cast a shadow over the Winter Olympics.
The last three ethnic Chinese Uighur detainees were sent to Slovakia.
Susan Rice also defended the NSA, but left the door open for changes.
The group, also known as "Signers in Blood," led the assault on the BP oil field in western Algeria, holding several U.S. citizens along with 40 foreign nationals hostage during the standoff.