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US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kuwait, World News, Middle East, US Military Prisons, Cuba, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Republicans are set to open another front next week in their efforts to publicly repudiate President Obama-this time for his decision in May to exchange five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative E. Scott Rigell, Representative Reid Ribble

Common Dreams

Three-Fifths of an Attorney General Declares POWs "Non-Persons"

Protestors gathered in New York City's Time Square in April of 2013 to raise awareness of detainee hunger strikes and indefinite imprisonment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta, Eric Holder

Russia Taday

European rights court condemns Poland for hosting secret CIA prisons

The watch tower of an airport is pictured in Szymany, close to Szczytno in northeastern Poland.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Document details procedure for placing terrorist suspects on government watch list

The president's top counterterrorism adviser has the temporary ability to prevent categories of people - already in the government's vast databases of known or suspected terrorists - from flying, in the face of a credible threat, according to a newly published report.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Common Dreams

The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners

An activist publicist, Andy draws attention to Americans imprisoned for their beliefs.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Terrorism, Federal Prisons

Philly.com

Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, American University

CBC News

Omar Khadr case: CBC and other media seek access for interview

Omar Khadr spent a decade in custody in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, and pleaded guilty in 2010 to five war-crimes charges, including murder, for killing a U.S. soldier when he was 15. He's now in custody in Alberta, and media including the CBC are in court Tuesday in an attempt to gain the right to interview the Toronto-born Khadr.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Enter Stage Right

How "normal" is Bowe Bergdahl?

There are few military crimes worse than desertion to the enemy short of outright treason by giving them aid and comfort.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Fort Sam Houston, TX

WWBN-FM Burton

Kojima Claims Metal Gear Solid 5 Will Critique Hollywood's Portrayal of U.S. Policies

In an interview with The Guardian , the real Big Boss of the Metal Gear Solid series, Hideo Kojima, explained that the events of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's story will revolve around US policies and encourages players to think about the ongoing cycles of war that exist between the world's superpowers.

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Related Topix: Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Video Games, Boss, Nocturnal Studio, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, The Phantom Pain, _No Company, Moby Dick Studio, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Drudge Retort

6 Gitmo Detainees Will Be Sent to Uruguay

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has secretly notified Congress that the military intends to transfer six low-level Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay as early as next month.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Camp Delta, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Kremlin's Strange Counterstrike

Moscow has retaliated against Obama in an awfully odd way - by sanctioning the abusive soldiers of Abu Ghraib and the officials in charge of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

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Related Topix: Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Prison, Abu Ghraib, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta

Fox News

Russia pulls welcome mat on Rep. Moran, disgraced soldier Lynndie England

Russia on Saturday barred U.S. Congressman Jim Moran and 12 others from entering the country -- the latest round of largely symbolic bans issued by both countries over the past several months.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Abu Ghraib, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

The Daily Caller

Russia Sanctions Democrat Congressman, Gitmo Commander And Abu Ghraib Abuser

The United States imposed a new set of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday - the day before the fatal shootdown of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine - that many saw as a weak action against alleged Russian involvement in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Camp Delta, Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News

Washington Times

Ex-Gitmo detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terrorism

A former detainee in Guantanamo Bay is pleading not guilty to terrorist charges stemming from the civil war in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Reuters

Parents of former POW Bergdahl strained by his silence: friend

Freed war prisoner Bowe Bergdahl has not yet reached out to his parents who campaigned hard for his freedom and who hold out hope he will eventually contact them once fully recovered from trauma inflicted by his Taliban captors, a family friend said on Friday.

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The Independent

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads not guilty to terror charges

An ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoner has formally pleaded not guilty to seven terror offence in connection with the conflict in Syria.

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Related Topix: US News, Camp Delta, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism

ITV

Moazzam Begg denies terror offences in Syria

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has pleaded not guilty to seven terror offences connected with the civil war in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Free Republic

It’s Not Because You’re Black, Mr. Holder

In his Sunday interview on ABC's 'This Week', Attorney General Eric Holder showed with crystal clarity that he is an ugly, contemptible demagogue.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Squamish Chief

Omar Khadr to stay in federal prison in Alberta because he's doing well there

Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in an artist's sketch.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

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