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Pentagon decries new Bergdahl photo as propaganda

WASHINGTON The photo of a smiling Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl posted to a Twitter account by a Taliban sympathizer is being dismissed by the Pentagon as "100% propaganda."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Jurist

UN: ground combat now leading cause of conflict-related civilian casualties in Afghanistan

The report states that in the first six months of 2014, 1,901 civilian casualties, including 474 deaths, were attributed to ground engagements, accounting for 39 percent of all civilian deaths and injuries in that period.

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FOX23

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

A prominent U.S. military judge has removed himself from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.

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CBS News

U.S. Joint Chiefs unanimously supported Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap

The nation's top military leaders offered their unanimous support for last month's return of Sgt.

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Common Dreams

Reprieve: Obama Lawyers Claim Detainees Still Not Persons After Hobby ...

July 10 - In a court hearing held today the US government argued that detainees are 'not persons' entitled to the protection of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act unlike US corporation Hobby Lobby.

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The Jackson Sun

Wickham column: Send the border children to Gitmo Bay

Send them to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. That's what President Obama should do with the children surging across our country's borders in search of a better life.

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New York Post

a Captivitya pic of Sgt. Bergdahl and Taliban commander surfaces

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years , is seen in a new image mugging for a picture with a jolly jihadi who A casually has his arm resting on Bergdahl's shoulder.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Khadr eligible for parole board hearing: lawyer

Omar Khadr will go before the National Parole Board even after he is transferred to a provincial jail, lawyer Nate Whitling confirmed Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Courier News

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)

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New York Daily News

A look inside the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison

Take an in-depth look at the world's most notorious prison through these never before seen photos of Guantanamo Bay.

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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.

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The Virginian-Pilot

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.

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CFRA

NewsAlert: Alberta court rules Omar Khadr should be transferred to provincial jail

Alberta's top court has granted an application by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail.

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Canada.com

Court rules Omar Khadr should be transferred to provincial jail

Omar Khadr, Canada's only Guantanamo detainee, must be transferred to a provincial jail, the Alberta Court of Appeal ordered in a judgment Tuesday.

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ThinkProgress

Guantanamo Detainees Cite Hobby Lobby Ruling In Religious Liberty Case

Lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay prisoners are now invoking the recent Burwell v.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

A Vietnam War POW Takes America to tTask Over its Treatment of a Taliban POW

Recently released prisoner of war U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is a man I can identify with.

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Fox News

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.

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Jurist

Guantanamo Bay detainees file motion for religious prayer

Lawyers for petitioner Imad Abdullah Hassan have already applied [motion, brief, PDF] for a preliminary injunction, pending, that alleges that prohibiting the detainees from prayer violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act [text].

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Reason Magazine

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.

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Lucianne.com

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More than 60 women and girls abducted in April by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources have told the AFP new agency.

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