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The Government Accounting Office has concluded that the Obama Defense Department violated section 8111 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act when it transferred five detainees at Guantanamo Bay to Qatar without providing at least 30 days notice to certain congressional committees.
The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt.
Hicks was captured in Afghanistan shortly after September 11, 2011, and brought to the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] the day that it opened.
The United States said on Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria.
Foley, a 40-year-old American freelance journalist, was kidnapped in November 2012 and held in captivity until he was executed by ISIS militants this week.
A chilling video depicting the apparent murder of a US journalist by jihadists is just the latest salvo in an online war being waged by extremists on social media sites.
The bill bans any form of sterilization in a correctional facility for the purposes of birth control unless there is a medical necessity and there is no other alternate procedure available.
Camp X-Ray - The first Camp X-Ray for the Guantanamo Bay-set drama makes no mistake about its selling point, as star Kristen Stewart graces almost the entire one-sheet.
In the latest installment a new four-part series pulling back the curtain on Guantanamo Bay, a video crew from Vice News found that even the most seemingly mundane lines of inquiry are not welcome at the secretive facility.
Daniel McGowan may have been the first person thrown in solitary confinement for writing a HuffPost blog.
Interestingly, this report comes not from a Western or Israeli source but from "a senior Fatah official" who spoke with Al-Hayat, a pan-Arab newspaper based in London.
The revelation that a US journalist has apparently been executed in cold blood by a British member of the Islamic State raises the stakes for David Cameron's government - and has brought the PM scurrying back to London from his holiday in Cornwall.
Just hours after the US announced it would begin air strikes on militants in the north of Iraq, a propaganda video from the Islamic State emerged online with the warning: "We will drown you in blood."
The ISIS on Tuesday posted a video showing the beheading of an American journalist missing since 2012, and threatened to kill another one if the US didn't end military strikes in Iraq.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 06:39 am
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