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  1. WSJ: Obama's Castro courtshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Babalu Blog

    President Obama gave Raul Castro the expected gift of a handshake photo-op this week, conferring legitimacy on the 56-year-old dictatorship with a bilateral meeting. But could Mr. Obama's courtship of the Castros be so passionate that he'd even abstain from an anti-U.S. resolution at the United Nations? That's the recent scoop from the Associated Press, which reported that the Obama Administration is debating whether to let the U.N. condemn the U.S. trade embargo without a peep of protest.


  2. Utah HOA Fines Townhome Owners for Flying the American FlagRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | Accuracy In Media

    Yes, a homeowner's association fined residents for flying the American flag because several residents are "tired" of seeing flags being flown. Spencer Irvine Spencer Irvine graduated from Brigham Young University in International Relations and currently works for AIM running operations and social media.


  3. Guantanamo prisoner claims abuse, torture at prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The last Briton held in Guantanamo Bay - now hoping to be freed within weeks - has given a searing account of his 14-year ordeal to The Mail on Sunday . Speaking for the first time since the US Government announced that he would finally be released from the notorious detention camp, Shaker Aamer, 46, today makes a series of astonishing new claims.


  4. Beatings, Bagram and the hell of 'Gitmo': Shaker Aamer reveals how...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Beatings, Bagram and the hell of 'Gitmo': Shaker Aamer reveals how he was interrogated by a British agent called 'John' and describes the process of force-feeding I was first detained in Afghanistan in December 2001 by Afghan villagers, before being turned over to Northern Alliance irregulars. I was then sold for a bounty to the United States forces.


  5. Feds Eye Colorado for Gitmo TransfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    The Unabomber may be about to get some new neighbors. Department of Defense officials plan to visit Colorado to assess whether facilities including a medium-security prison adjacent to the ADX Florence "Supermax" prison could hold prisoners now at Guantanamo Bay, which the administration wants to close, the Denver Post reports. 2 comments

  6. Defense Department reviewing Colorado prisons as alternative to Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Jurist

    Officials plan to visit ADX Florence , a federal Supermax prison, along with a medium-security prison nearby and the Colorado State Penitentiary [official websites]. The visits serve two purposes, officials say.


  7. Critics: Defense bill veto harms national securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    If the president follows through with his promise to veto the annual defense policy bill, troops will still get paid, but the country's national security could suffer if lawmakers are unable to reach a broader budget deal, analysts said. The House passed the bill, which dictates policy for every aspect of the Defense Department, on Thursday with a 270-156 vote.


  8. Defense Department to review Colorado prisons for Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Fox News

    In this Dec. 4, 2006 file photo reviewed by a U.S. Dept of Defense official, a detainee shields his face as he peers out through the so-called "bean hole," which is used to pass food and other items into detainee cells, at Camp Delta detention center on the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. A team from the U.S. Defense Department will visit both a state and a federal prison in Colorado to assess their possible use for housing detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, senior U.S. officials said Friday.


  9. Pentagon team to survey 2 prisons in Colorado for a Gitmo NorthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A Pentagon team tasked with finding potential alternatives inside the United States for Guantanamo captives is resuming its site surveys in Colorado, the Defense Department said Friday. The White House notified state and congressional politicians that teams would inspect a now-empty state facility, Colorado State Penitentiary II, and a federal prison 10 miles away adjacent to the Florence "supermax" prison.


  10. Morocco violating State Department assurances for former Guantanamo prisoner: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Jurist

    Chekkouri was released [JURIST report] to Morocco in September after 13 years in the Guantanamo Bay prison. Cori Crider, an international human rights lawyer with Reprieve [advocacy website], provided an update [press release] upon his client's arrival in Morocco and said Chekkouri was, "facing utterly baseless charges of "attempts to disrupt the security of the country."


  11. U.S. officials consider Florence's Supermax for Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Guard towers loom over the administrative maximum security facility, the highest security area at the Federal Prison in Florence. A team of about 10 U.S. Department of Defense officers will visit Colorado in the next two weeks to determine the suitability of transferring remaining detainees at Guantanamo Bay to the Supermax facility in Florence.


  12. News of the Weird: pulls profile of Guantanamo inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Star Tribune

    One of the remaining 116 Guantanamo Bay prisoners has a dating profile on captioned "detained but ready to mingle," the man's lawyer Carlos Warner told Al Jazeera America in September. Muhammad Rahim al-Afghani has relentlessly proclaimed his innocence, and Warner released a series of charming letters from his client intended to humanize him.


  13. Special Report: How a 5-minute phone call put 9/11 trial on hold for more than a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Reuters

    The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, in this March 6, 2013 file photo. The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, in this March 6, 2013 file photo.


  14. Close GITMORead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Almost 14 years have elapsed since President George W. Bush opened the United States camp at Guantanamo Bay in a hasty response to the September 11 attacks. Most of those interned had nothing to do with terrorism but were swept up on orders from the White House to demonstrate that progress was being made in the nebulous 'war on terror'.


  15. Omar Khadr flies to Toronto to visit grandparentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | CBC News

    Omar Khadr arrived in Toronto Thursday to visit his sick grandmother. The 28-year-old was freed on bail by an Edmonton judge last May after spending more than a decade in jail.


  16. Algeria man released from Guantanamo Bay seeks reparations from Inter-American courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Jurist

    Ameziane was forcibly returned to his home country of Algeria in December 2013, despite his protests that he would be subjected to persecution based on his ethnic minority status and in violation of IACHR precautionary measures. Ameziane was held for 12 years in Guantanamo Bay without charge and claims he was subjected to physical and psychological abuse there in violation of the Articles I, II, III, IV, V, VI, XI, XXIII, XXV, and XXVI of the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man [text].


  17. Guantanamo Bay prisoner to be released to UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Jurist

    Aamer, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, is the final British resident held in the United States' military prison. Although he denies association, Aamer allegedly held close ties to Osama Bin Laden [PBS backgrounder] and al-Qaeda [Telegraph backgrounder], and fought in the battle of Tora Bora [PBS report].


  18. As the last British resident comes home, Guantanamo's legacy continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | ITV

    At a snail's pace, Guantanamo Bay is being emptied of its inmates. Around 100 men still remain behind the razor wire.


  19. Guantanamo Brit Shaker Aamer's letters to MoS and why his release is no victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Just over two years ago, The Mail on Sunday published a shocking and extraordinary dispatch. It came not from one of our reporters, but from the very depths of the soul-crushing fortress that is the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay.


  20. U.S. to free last British Gitmo inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | CNN

    The U.S. government plans to release a British resident who has been held at Guantanamo Bay since 2002, a British government spokesman said. Shaker Aamer, a Saudi national married to a British woman, has been cleared of any accusations, said his lawyer, Clive Stafford Smith, in a statement.