3 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.
8 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)
8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
American sailors move an X-47B drone aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush earlier this month.
8 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.
11 hrs ago | Russia Taday
The Pentagon is requesting more than $450 from lawmakers for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay camp.
14 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.
17 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.
21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The Israeli military has jailed a young man for six months for refusing to serve because of his opposition to Israel's occupation of the West Bank, focusing attention on the longstanding conflict between the country's universal military service and divided political beliefs.
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.
Sam Fasline, a Navy veteran, avid runner and native of Youngstown's West Side, earned a perfect record as an amateur boxer in the 1940's. The 87-year old began when he was 16 and practiced boxing while part of a battalion in Guantanamo Bay.
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)
A federal court in San Francisco has struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless there's a medical emergency.
The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing them by military force as suspected terrorists, officials say.
Over 100 Guantanamo prisoners continue their hunger strike in protest against unlawful - and as it turns out, violent - detention.
I'm in Northern Ireland and yesterday on May 20, 2013, I spoke with several members of the Northern Ireland Parliament.
It is a tragic state of affairs when more than 100 men starve themselves, some close to death, in protest of human rights abrogations - and Twitter is needed to gain them attention.
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.