The Obama administration has asked Israel to take and prosecute a Kenyan captive held at Guantánamo since 2007, the Miami Herald has learned. U.S. intelligence authorities have linked Mohammed Abdul … Click to Continue »
9/11 lawyers argue for preservation of Senate ‘Torture Report’ GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Defense attorneys for the accused plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks urged a military judge Wednesday to safeguard a copy of the so-called Senate Torture Report on the CIA’s secret...
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is a retired Marine Corps general who clashed with reporters over what information could be released about … Click to Continue »
Marine Gen. John Kelly has decades of battle experience — and strong views about women in combat and the Guantanamo Bay military prison.
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday. Show More Summary
UnPresident Elect Donald Trump has named retired Gen. John Kelly to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. If you're wondering why his name is familiar, think Guantanamo: General Kelly attracted notice while at the Southern... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close … Click to Continue »
It's no secret that the Guantanamo Bay detention center is a huge government money-suck. It costs more than $7.5 million to house each of the 59 detainees remaining there every year - and that's not counting the enormous expense of running a whole separate court system on the base. Show More Summary
Via The Daily Bell House Pushes Ahead with $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill … The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases and awards U.S. Show More Summary
On Monday, the first day of the final week of hearings in the 9/11 case during President Obama's tenure, the Guantanamo military commission was focused on whether one of the five accused men had sufficiently recovered from hemorrhoid...Show More Summary
Mustafa al-Hawsawi’s attorneys said that proceedings against the Guantanamo detainee should be stopped because their client is recovering.
Among the many questions Donald Trump will have to consider when he takes office in January is whether to keep trying to prosecute the five alleged masterminds of the 9/11 terror attacks in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay....Show More Summary
Obama's national security legacy: Guantanamo's still open and this former con law prof asserts-- wrongly-- that he can't pardon Snowden now.
The detainee, a Yemeni, had been imprisoned without trial for more than 14 years. His departure reduced the Guantánamo population to 59.
Yemeni Shawqi Awad Balzuhair held without trial since October 2002 Pentagon says release leaves 59 prisoners still at US base in Cuba A prisoner from Yemen at the Guantánamo Bay detention center has been released and sent to the West African nation of Cape Verde for resettlement. Show More Summary
In a letter thanking Barack Obama for for rescuing him in 2014 and trading Guantanamo Bay detainees, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl asked Obama to pardon him...
The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of … Click to Continue »
The journalists at CBS This Morning on Thursday were very concerned about the detainees at Guantanamo Bay, but not so much about the threat they pose. Instead, reporter Margaret Brennan reported live from Cuba and let the world knowShow More Summary
If the president-elect really wants to make things better for Cubans, he should return Guantánamo to us and lift the US embargo The 44th president of the United States of America respectfully sent his condolences in an official statement to the family of Fidel Castro, Cuba’s revolutionary leader. Show More Summary
The White House says it will not allow President-elect Donald Trump to veto any releases from Guantanamo Bay prison before he takes office. The Obama administration is working to find countries that will accept dozens of prisoners who've been cleared to leave. Margaret Brennan speaks to a son of a detainee.