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Thursday Jul 10
New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack
A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Gitmo Detainees Cite Hobby Lobby in Ramadan Prayer Petition
Two Guantanamo Bay detainees are citing the recent Hobby Lobby case in an unusual way -- to press for their right to communal prayer during Ramadan.
Obama Lawyers: Corporations May Be People Under Law, But Actual Humans In Gitmo Are Not
After the Supreme Court ruled last month that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby should be considered "persons" under a law intended to protect religious liberties, the Obama administration said this week that Guantanamo detainees should not be.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
OPINION: Gitmo the answer to border crisisOPINION: Gitmo the answer...
OPINION: Gitmo the answer to border crisis Naval base can provide haven for children fleeing Central America Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1lSGr41 President Barack Obama looks toward Mexico as he tours the Bridge of America Cargo Facility in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday, as he visited the U.S.-Mexico border to speak about ... (more)
Electric Energy Online
Suniva Powers Nation's Oldest Overseas U.S. Naval Base
Suniva, Inc., America's leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells and high-power solar modules, announces that it is powering the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base .
Stars and Stripes
Will full-body scanners replace some genital searches at Guantanamo?
A Soldier stands guard in a tower at Camp Delta at Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay on Dec. 31, 2009.
Guantanamo prison shopping for full-body scanners
In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.
Life inside of the world's most notorious prison: Remarkable...
America's rusting nuclear arsenal: Behind the blast doors at USAF bases that reveal aging weapons and low morale of missile crews Mother, 20, who abandoned her 10-month-old baby on Manhattan subway platform 'was overwhelmed with caring for her after she watched her boyfriend get shot dead' Rick Perry REFUSES to shake hands with Obama when he lands ... (more)
Guantanamo Detainees Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling In Religious Liberty Case
Lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay prisoners are now invoking the recent Burwell v.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Deal of the Century? Guantanamo Bay a real estate steal for Us taxpayers
As the debate flares anew over whether to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, supporters of the prison camp are pointing to an often forgotten factoid: Gitmo is one of the best real estate deals the U.S. taxpayers have ever seen.
Barack Obama: Stealth Libertarian?
On foreign policy, neoconservatives tend to think Obama is an appeasement-addicted driver of America's perilous withdrawal from the world, while libertarians portray him as essentially serving out the third and fourth terms of George W. Bush.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Gitmo detainees seek religious freedoms, cite Hobby Lobby ruling
Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking U.S. courts to stop officials from barring the inmates from participating in communal prayers during Ramadan, claiming their rights are protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and citing the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling in their defense, reports Al Jazeera ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Kristen Stewart in Guantanamo Bay Drama 'Camp X-Ray' Photos
Following a debut at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, IFC Films picked up the Guantanamo Bay drama Camp X-Ray starring The Twilight Saga star Kristen Stewart .
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Daily Caller
Where are they Now? Ex-Gitmo Detainees Edition
Much ado has been made about the five Taliban commanders released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for prisoner of war Sgt.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Fire Dog Lake
Guantanamo Prisoners Were Granted Access to US Courts Ten Years Ago...
The CIA recommended prisoners captured in the Afghanistan War be imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay because officials were convinced prisoners would be outside the jurisdiction of US courts.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Last Ship: Episode 2 Review
With the U.S.S. Nathan James inbound for Guantanamo Bay, The Last Ship's second episode "Welcome to Gitmo" assembled an away team on dry land for the very first time.
'The Last Ship' Spoilers: 5 Teases for Explosive 'Welcome to Gitmo'
The Last Ship premiered as a hit with over 7 million same day viewers last Monday night.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
New York Post
Will Obama ever move the 16 worst terrorists in Gitmo?
With the recent trade of five Taliban commanders for Bowe Bergdahl, and some of Osama bin Laden's bodyguards cleared for release behind them, it's plain that President Obama is determined to fulfill his campaign vow to shutter Gitmo.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Fox poll shows more than 6 in 10 want Khattala tried by military
The latest Fox poll made headlines yesterday with its cornucopia of bad news for Barack Obama and his administration.