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  1. The road to closing Guantanamo is still being pavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A Guantanamo detainee, left, walks in a fenced-in exercise area as a guard patrols on the grounds of the maximum security prison at Camp 5, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba, Sept. 19, 2006.

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  2. Former Guantanamo inmate nowhere to be found in EstoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    In this file photo a man in uniform walks down a central cellblock passage at Camp Delta 2 & 3 maximum security dentention center, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. In this file photo a man in uniform walks down a central cellblock passage at Camp Delta 2 & 3 maximum security dentention center, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.

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  3. habeas corpus rights for Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    Just in case Republicans still wonder why the GOP routinely garners less than 10% of the African-American vote, the reactions of some of their leading lights to the Supreme Court's Guantanamo detainee decision should provide a quick reminder. While John McCain Friday simply called the Court's Boumediene ruling "one of the worst decisions in the history of this country," right-wing legal analyst David Rivkin and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich were much more specific.

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  4. Big Obama legacy wins on trade, Obamacare, marriage. Guantanamo? Not so far.Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    A U.S. soldier walking next to the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned "Camp X-Ray" detention facility at Guantanamo in 2014. The White House is celebrating some big legacy-building wins this week on the trans-Pacific trade bill in Congress and on Obamacare and same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court.

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  5. Gitmo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike set to be releasedRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Fox News

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  6. Guantanamo prisoner on long hunger strike to be sent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for suspected militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

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  7. Guantanamo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | New York Post

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  8. Obama admin. to release former bin Laden bodyguard from GitmoRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Washington Times

    The Obama administration plans to release a Guantanamo Bay prisoner who authorities said was Osama bin Laden's bodyguard, a government review board said Friday. Abdul Rahman Shalabi, 39, has been cleared by the Periodic Review Board to return to Saudi Arabia after a nine-year hunger strike protesting his confinement, The Associated Press reported .

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  9. Poll: Obama too soft on Islamic extremists, keep Gitmo openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Fox News

    American voters think Barack Obama is too soft on Islamic extremists, and that the U.S. fight against them is going badly. Fifty-eight percent in the latest Fox News poll say the president is too soft on Islamic extremists, including nearly four in 10 Democrats .

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  10. US review board clears Yemeni prisoner at Guantanamo for release, reversing March rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Neepawa Press

    A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was accused of being a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden is now eligible for release from the prison on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, a Pentagon review board said Tuesday. The Periodic Review Board, which is conducting parole-style hearings for prisoners as part of President Barack Obama's effort to close the Guantanamo detention centre, ruled it is no longer necessary to hold Yemeni prisoner Abdalmalik Wahab.

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  11. Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Times of Israel

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms.

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  12. Review board weighs release of injured Guantanamo prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newsday

    A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with battlefield wounds made his initial appearance Tuesday before a review board that will decide whether he can be released after 13 years in custody. Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker appeared by video-link from the base in Cuba before members of the Periodic Review Board in the United States.

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  13. SecDef: Oh, wouldn't it be nice to close Gitmo, in the evening of Obama's term?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hot Air

    Perhaps our definition of "nice" differs from that of Defense Secretary Ash Carter. "Nice" would be preventing the return of jihadists to the battlefields rather than releasing them out of some misguided idea that closing the prison that keeps them in secure custody would win the US propaganda points in the global war on terror.

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  14. Carter Doesn't Think Obama Can Close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Daily Caller

    While in Estonia, Defense Secretary Ash Carter remarked Tuesday in an interview with CBS News that he's doubtful of President Barack Obama's ability to close Guantanamo Bay. The end of Obama's second term is quickly approaching, and Carter is not optimistic about prospects of closure, given that a Republican-dominated Congress has opposed the White House at almost every turn, Politico reports .

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  15. Saudi Arabia sends convicted terrorists to a cushy rehab centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | New York Post

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms.

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  16. Extremists receive art and sauna therapy at Saudi rehab centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Indian Express

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms.

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  17. Ashton Carter: 'Not confident' Obama can close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Washington Examiner

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says he's not sure President Obama can accomplish one of the main goals he has had since he was elected: closing Guantanamo Bay. "I'm not confident, but I am hopeful.

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  18. Ash Carter not confident Obama can close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Politico

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that he is hopeful, but not confident that the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can be closed by the end of President Barack Obama's second term. "I'm not confident, but I am hopeful.

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  19. Ash Carter: Not confident Gitmo can be closed by end of Obama presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | CBS News

    The push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has been a goal of the president since the first day of his presidency, and as time runs out in his second term, his defense secretary, Ashton Carter, says he's not confident it can be done. In an exclusive interview with CBS News, Carter said that the very existence of the facility is "an extra talking point" for Jihadi propagandists, and "it would be good to eliminate that."

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  20. Buehn recalls Guantanamo Bay going from Mayberry to detention center for suspected terroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Rotary Club of Jacksonville President Pierre Allaire, left, and Bob Buehn, retired U.S. Navy captain and former head of the city's Military Affairs, Veterans and Disabled Services Division. During his 30-year career as an aviator, squadron commander and commanding officer, Buehn got to see quite a bit of the world.

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