2 hrs ago | Russia Taday
Ahead of a major speech by President Obama involving US counterterrorism operations, the White House has indicated that it will include a plan to renew prisoner transfers out of Guantanamo Bay, with the ultimate goal of shuttering the prison.
2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Military and civilian lawyers for prisoners at the Guantanamo naval base urged US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to improve conditions for detainees, putting more pressure on the Obama administration to make good its promise to close the camp.
5 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
American sailors move an X-47B drone aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush earlier this month.
5 hrs ago | Common Dreams
In a letter to senior members of Congress, Attorney General Eric Holder writes that in addition to the targeted assassination of cleric Anwar al-Aulaqi, since 2009, three other U.S. citizens - Samir Khan, Abd aI-Rahman Anwar al-Aulaqi, and Jude Kenan Mohammed - were also killed in "U.S. counterterrorism operations" though they "were not ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Barack Obama will speak at the National Defense University tomorrow, where's he's expected to address his counterterrorism policies, including targeted killings, the war on Al-Qaeda, and closing Guantanamo Bay.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Gotham Group is in the pre-production stage on the upcoming feature film "Camp X-Ray" and the Primetime Emmy Award winning casting director for the movie is holding auditions for lead, co-starring, and supporting roles.
7 hrs ago | Common Dreams
As President Obama hosts a press conference at the National Defense University CODEPINK and other activists will vigiling outside.
11 hrs ago | CNN
Editor's note: Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a director at the New America Foundation and the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden -- From 9/11 to Abbottabad," the basis for the HBO documentary "Manhunt" that will be shown on CNN on May 24.
12 hrs ago | The Hill
As President Obama gears up for a new push to close GuantA namo Bay, lawmakers from both parties are skeptical the president will be successful in persuading Congress to shutter the facility.
16 hrs ago | Aurora Era-Banner
The US military has blocked Internet service at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba following online hacking threats from the group, Anonymous.
One of the methods used to extract information from Muslim inmates in Guantanamo was to apply sexual interrogation techniques, Terry Holdbrooks, former guard at the camp has told RT.
Photos of Osama bin Laden's corpse and burial at sea were properly classified by U.S. officials and can be withheld from the public, a federal appeals court ruled.
Citing a lack of leads, a police agency said Monday that it is closing the active investigation of the disappearance of Susan Powell, a Utah mother whose now-dead husband was a prime suspect The lawyer for the family of missing Utah woman Susan Powell said Tuesday that even as local police close the active part of their investigation into her ... (more)
The Pentagon wants more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Barack Obama wants to close.
Rescue crews are working through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
Over 100 Guantanamo prisoners continue their hunger strike in protest against unlawful - and as it turns out, violent - detention.
It may seem strange that a Mountain Top lawyer who just earned a partnership with a firm near his hometown would take a nine-month hiatus to Cuba.
For the first time in years, the Obama administration appears to be focused on shuttering the Guantanamo Bay prison and - at a minimum - has redoubled its efforts to reduce the number of people held there.