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  1. A war crime treated like a policy debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Star Online

    THE United States Senate commendably passed an amendment outlawing torture by a wide margin recently but given that torture is already against the law both through existing US statute and by international treaty what does that really mean? The bill, a response by lawA makers to last year's devastating CIA torture report that exposed the agency's rampant illegal conduct and subsequent cover-up in the years after 9/11, would force all US agencies, including the CIA, finally, to comply with the Pentagon's rulebook on interrogations. It would also forbid any of the Pentagon's interrogation rules from being secret and give the Red Cross access to all detainees held by the US, no matter where.

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  2. Sen. McCain: Ashton Carter Has Promised Plan to Shut Down GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | News Max

    Arizona Sen. John McCain said that Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made a promise to present a plan for closing the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "I talked to him this morning and he said a plan would be forthcoming," said McCain, who is chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee, The Hill is reporting.

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  3. If The War In Afghanistan Is Over, We Should Be Set Free, Gitmo Detainees ArgueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    The Supreme Court has previously stated that the U.S. can only hold prisoners captured during a war for as long as that war continues. Guantanamo Bay detainees Faez Mohammed Ahmed al-Kandari and Muktar Yahya Najee al-Warafi are arguing before the court that President Barack Obama's declaration in December constitutes an official end to the Afghanistan war, and that if the war really is over, there's no reason why they shouldn't go free, The Associated Press reports .

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  4. Family of Guantanamo prisoner demand justice in Islamabad courtRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The family of a Pakistani man detained without trial for over a decade in Guantanamo Bay is to demand in the Islamabad High Court that the Pakistani government intervene urgently in his case. Ahmad Rabbani has been on hunger strike for nearly two years in peaceful protest against his ongoing detention at the American prison camp. 9 comments

  5. Afghan war over? Then set us free, Guantanamo detainees sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    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. President Barack Obama's declaration that the U.S. is no longer at war in Afghanistan has given rise to new legal challenges from Guantanamo Bay detainees who were captured in that country, but say there's no longer any legal basis to hold them.

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  6. Afghan war over? Then set us free, Guantanamo detainees sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    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. President Barack Obama's declaration that the U.S. is no longer at war in Afghanistan has given rise to new legal challenges from Guantanamo Bay detainees who were captured in that country, but say there's no longer any legal basis to hold them.

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  7. House passes bill to authorize intelligence programs, ban transfers of Gitmo prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The bill includes a ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to the U.S. or a foreign "combat zone." That language that has drawn a veto threat from the White House.

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  8. BERGDAHL: Former CIA Operative Says Bergdahl Was 'High' When Captured In AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    Bowe Bergdahl was apparently "high" with a small group of Afghan soldiers when they were picked up by nomads in 2009, according to a former CIA operative who was running a network of informants on the ground. The information brings some additional detail to the otherwise murky picture of the circumstances of Bergdahl's disappearance and capture, five years before the Obama administration traded five Guantanamo prisoners for Bergdahl's freedom.

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  9. A death trap for al Qaeda leaders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | CNN

    David Sterman is a program associate specializing in counterterrorism at New America , a Washington-based think tank. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.

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  10. U.S. releases 6 more Gitmo detainees, makes deal with OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    Idris Ahmad 'Abd Al Qadir Idris, Sharaf Ahmad Muhammad Mas'ud, Jalal Salam Awad Awad, Saa'd Nasser Moqbil Al Azani, Emad Abdallah Hassan and Muhammad Ali Salem Al Zarnuki were released from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp on Saturday, Pentagon officials said in a statement. "The United States is grateful to the Government of Oman for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

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  11. Former CIA operative: Bergdahl was - high' when captured in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    EXCLUSIVE: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was apparently "high" with a small group of Afghan soldiers when they were picked up by nomads in 2009, according to a former CIA operative who was running a network of informants on the ground.

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  12. The Evening Blues - 6-15-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community. Just about anything goes, but attacks and pie fights are not welcome here.

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  13. EXCLUSIVE Ex-CIA operative: Bergdahl 'high' when capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Fox News

    Bowe Bergdahl was apparently "high" with a small group of Afghan soldiers when they were picked up by nomads in 2009, according to a former CIA operative who was running a network of informants on the ground. The information brings some additional detail to the otherwise murky picture of the circumstances of Bergdahl's disappearance and capture, five years before the Obama administration traded five Guantanamo prisoners for Bergdahl's freedom.

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  14. White House mum on working with McCain to close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    A military officer walks from the entrance to Camp VI at the U.S. military prison for 'enemy combatants' on June 25, 2013 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The White House on Monday declined to say if it's working with Sens. John McCain and Joe Manchin to permanently close the terrorist detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, just days after it released another six detainees.

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  15. Academic apologists for ISIS blame AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    If you want to understand why academicians are often society's court jesters, then the program titled, "ISIS An Historical Perspective," presented at the University of California, Santa Barbara last month, would have gone a long way toward providing an explanation. Up to bat in defense of Islamic extremism and to absolve the Islamic State of the brutality that daily lacerates the sensitivities of civilized human beings were assistant professor of history Sherene Seikaly and her colleague professor Adam Sabra.

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  16. What's the ROI of an LOL? FunnyBizz Conference Makes the Business Case for HumorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Triple Pundit

    When it comes to communications, perhaps worse than preaching to the choir is being preachy. Period.

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  17. 8 ways Magna Carta still affects life in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | ABC News

    Magna Carta had a dual impact on the British Empire and its successor, the Commonwealth of Nations. It was used by British administrators, colonists and merchants to justify the nation's imperial ambitions but its legacy has also been invoked by Indigenous people and colonial subjects in their pursuit of justice and independence.

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  18. Podcast: Obama Administration Aggressively Advances Agenda of...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Fire Dog Lake

    Trade promotion authority or "fast track" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement passed in the House of Representatives, however, a workers' aid bill that was part of a package failed because Democrats voted against the legislation. This effectively stalled President Barack Obama's corporate trade agenda and an agreement that has gone through five years of highly secretive negotiations between the United States and eleven other countries in the Pacific Rim.

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  19. Gitmo releases: What are the odds they'll return to terror?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    The detainees will be given a basic physical exam by a doctor, to include a chest x-ray and blood samples drawn to assess their health, the military said. The U.S. Department of Defense released the photo January 18, 2002.

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  20. Bin Laden's Entourage A Part Of Latest Gitmo TransferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    As predicted by an anonymous government official in late April, President Barack Obama approved the transfer of six more detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Oman on Friday evening. The recent transfer marks the first under new Defense Secretary Ash Carter, just as Congress is considering additional restrictions on detainee transfer via the defense budget bill, The New York Times reports .

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