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Fox's John Bolton Tells CPAC: "Let's Not Ever Forget Benghazi"

From CSPAN's February 27 coverage of the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference: Previously: REPORT: Fox's Benghazi Obsession By The Numbers Fox's Bolton: To Investigate Benghazi, "Use Rendition" To Put Suspects In Guantanamo Bay And "Try A Little Gentle Persuasion" The John Bolton Acknowledgment That Should End The Benghazi Scandal Mongering

Guantanamo court holds closed session discussing U.S. military influence over trials

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. military court at Guantanamo Bay met in closed session on Thursday as the judge assesses whether the head of the Guantanamo trials is exerting so much influence that a fair trial for accused al Qaeda extremists cannot be ensured. Thursday’s administrative scheduling session was part of...

This Isn't 'Police Brutality' -- This Is Guantanamo

It comes too late to be a factor in today's mayoral election in Chicago, but this story will give you a sense of why I voted against the incumbent. The Chicago police operate a "black site" to which they take suspects for interrogation without booking them or giving them access to their lawyers. Show More Summary

Judge Halts 9/11 Case as Defense Charges Unlawful Influence

You almost have to feel sorry for anyone assigned to work on the Guantanamo military commissions these days. It's bad enough that they're handling death penalty cases for people who the U.S. government has admitted it tortured in secret CIA prisons for years. Show More Summary

America’s Disappeared: Chicago Police Operate ‘Gitmo Style’ Interrogation Centre

Sensational claims are emerging today that the Chicago Police are operating an illegal interrogation centre where suspects are subject to Guantanamo style treatment. The Guardian claims that the facility is the equivalent of a CIA style “black site,” and is based on Chicago’s west side. Show More Summary

The Disappeared...Hahahaha

We think you can pretty much write off any credibility The Guardian has about the retired detective torturing prisoners at Guantanamo. This article is hilarious : The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogationShow More Summary

Chicago Police Reportedly Used Gitmo-Style ‘Black Site’ to Illegally Detain Citizens

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

If there's one thing you must read today, it's this: an expose in The Guardian, detailing the Chicago Police's secret "black sites," inspired by Guantanamo Bay and used to illegally detain American citizens.

Guantanamo torture report prompts look at interrogator's police work

Spencer Ackerman, national security editor for The Guardian, talks with Rachel Maddow about reports of torture at Guantanamo by a former police detective,...

Guantanamo: Interview with Joseph Hickman

Joseph Hickman spent most of his life in the military, first as a marine, then as a soldier in both the army and the National Guard. He has deployed on several military operations throughout the world, sometimes attached to foreign militaries. The recipient of more than twenty commendations and awards, Hickman was awarded the Army [...]Show More Summary


Evidently, the CPD is to blame for Guantanamo, too : Longtime Chicago police Detective Richard Zuley was on special assignment at Guantanamo Bay in 2003 aiding the interrogation of a key terrorism suspect when he allegedly sent a memo...Show More Summary

The collapse of Guantanamo's military commissions

Dismissal of David Hicks' terror conviction casts doubt on future of Guantanamo's trial system.

Fox & Friends Think They’ve Found Definitive Proof Jihadis ‘Don’t Want to Work’

last weekNews : Mediaite

According to the hosts of Fox & Friends, because several Guantánamo detainees released to Uruguay have refused job offers, there is now definitive proof debunking the Obama administration's belief that a lack of job opportunities contributes to radicalization.

Aussie who was held at Gitmo’s terrorism conviction overturned

Former Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks avoids questions at his press conference after a US military court vacated his terrorism conviction.

Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks relieved after conviction quashed

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Former Australian Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks Thursday expressed relief after a US court quashed his terrorism conviction and demanded Canberra pay his medical bills as he struggles to overcome the effects of alleged torture. Hicks was held in the notorious US-run prison from January 2002...

Over Easy: David Hicks, an Innocent Man tortured at Gitmo David Hicks is an innocent man from Australia who was tortured physically and psychologically at Guantanamo for 5 ½ years. He obtained his release by pleading guilty in a Guantanamo military court to providing...Show More Summary

'Middle Class' Gitmo Inmates Struggle in New Home

Controversy is flaring over the six Guantanamo detainees taken in by Uruguay for resettlement, with even the man who pushed through the plan, President Jose Mujica, seeming to criticize them for lacking a work ethic. The men were locked up for more than a dozen years at the US base...

Controversy in Uruguay Over New Lives of Guantanamo Refugees

"The psychological damage must be terrible. Making them work now? Premature"

Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

last weekNews : The Raw Story

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee said on Thursday after a U.S. military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wants his government to pay for treatment of ailments resulting from torture. David Hicks, who spent five years in the U.S. detention camp in...

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