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2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas native takes over command of Guantanamo Bay

Rear Adm. Richard Butler hands the colors to Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad during a change-of-command ceremony at Joint Task Force Guantanomo on Thursday, July 10, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

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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8 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

Military brass backed Bergdahl prisoner swap

The chairman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously supported the Obama administration's exchange of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.

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13 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Director of the National Counterterrorism Center retires

"Most Americans may not know Matt Olsen's name, but every American is safer because of his service," President Barack Obama said in a statement.

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17 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WebProNews

Hobby Lobby Ruling Used by Gitmo Detainees

As if it weren't enough that every armchair pundit in the United States is prognosticating about the unintended far-reaching effects of the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, here comes the sworn enemy of the United States to weigh in on the debate.

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Globe and Mail

Every Canadian deserves justice. Even Omar Khadr

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

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Foreign Policy

Congressman Asks Pentagon to Probe Whether U.S. Paid for Bergdahl Release

A California Republican claims he has enough evidence suggesting that the U.S. government may have paid a ransom to secure the release of Sgt.

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Common Dreams

Bowe Bergdahl and the Voice of War

During my recent visit to Gangjeong, on Jeju Island, South Korea, where a protest community has struggled for years to block construction of a U.S. military base, conversations over delicious meals in the community kitchen were a delightful daily event.

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Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: July 9

Today in U.S. Naval History - July 9 1846 - Sailors and Marines from USS Portsmouth occupy and raise flag over San Francisco.

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Switched

USA Today Columnist Has A Terrible Idea For How To Deal With Child Migrants

A USA Today columnist is calling upon the government to send undocumented children to a U.S. Naval base primarily known for housing imprisoned suspects of terrorism .

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Washington Times

WEST: A New Bergdahl Mystery

When stories fall out of the media frenzy, we tend to forget about them. But I haven't forgotten about Sgt.

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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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Switched

A Terror Suspect Went To Court In Congress' Backyard And Hardly Anyone Noticed

Wearing a dark green jumpsuit with "PRISONER" written on the back, the defendant was escorted into the courtroom unshackled.

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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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UPI

Guantanamo Bay prisoners sue for right to pray, cite 'Hobby Lobby'

Lawyers representing two Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions requesting the United States stop authorities from barring inmates from prayer, citing the Supreme Court 's recent Hobby Lobby decision.

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Daily Mail

Now terror checks on phones and laptops spread to flights to Middle ...

Inside the world's most notorious prison: Photographers granted unprecedented access reveal Guantanamo Bay as it has never been seen before Mother, 20, who abandoned her 10-month-old baby on Manhattan subway platform 'was overwhelmed with caring for child after her boyfriend was murdered in front of her' Rick Perry REFUSES to shake Obama's hand ... (more)

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Edmonton Journal

Omar Khadr should be held in provincial jail because he was a juvenile at time of crime, court rules

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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Commonweal

If Hobby Lobby is a religious 'person,' is a GTMO detainee?

Five years ago I wrote two articles for Commonweal about religion at Guantanamo.

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