Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Army Postpones Bergdahl Court-MartialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Big News Network.com

    ... was freed from captivity in 2014 as part of a prisoner swap involving inmates at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Bergdahl's lawyers say he walked away from his post to warn officers about problems in his unit. But the U.S. Army ...

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  2. White House: Anti-LGBT provision 'has nothing to do' with defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Washington Blade

    ... bill over numerous provisions, including language impairing the ability to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. But Schultz was fiery about another component of the bill to which the administration objects: A provision undercutting ...

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  3. McCain bill reignites debate over GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Senate Armed Services Committee's version of the annual Pentagon policy bill reignites a long-simmering debate over the Guantanamo Bay detention facility with a new provision that would allow the Defense Department to plan and design a stateside facility to one day house the detainees. The text of the fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill, obtained by CQ Roll Call, would keep existing prohibitions on Guantanamo's closure, including blocking any funds authorized in the bill to be used for actually constructing a stateside replacement.

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  4. Afghan who faced charges at Guantanamo can now be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | CTV

    ... May 14, 2009 photo, detainees pray before dawn near a fence of razor-wire inside Camp 4 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (Brennan Linsley / AP Photo)

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  5. Gitmo Gets Its Own MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | MediaPost

    In February, Barack Obama promised again to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, returning to the unfulfilled promise first made during his 2008 presidential campaign. But the extra-territorial prison, which now holds fewer than 100 international terror suspects and detainees, isn't going anywhere soon, if the establishment of its own local weekly news publication is any indication.

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  6. Join the Campaign to Free Mohamedou Slahi, Detained at Guantanamo For Fourteen Years Without ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Nation

    The author of Guantanamo Diary , the only written first-person account from an imprisoned Guantanamo detainee, may soon have a chance at freedom. Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been detained without charge in Guantanamo Bay prison since 2002.

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  7. Defense bill approved by House is "strong," says Speaker RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Miami Herald

    Speaker Paul Ryan talked briefly after the Republican-led House voted to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill. Republican lawmakers rejected attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  8. House Passes $602B Defense Bill Over White House ObjectionsRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    The Republican-led House voted convincingly Wednesday to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill after rejecting attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to repeal the war powers President Barack Obama relies on to fight the Islamic State . The legislation, which authorizes military spending for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, seeks to halt a decline in the combat readiness of the U.S. armed forces by purchasing more weapons and prohibiting further cuts in troop levels.

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  9. Senate confirms openly gay Army chief, five years after 'don't ask, don't tell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... promotion, used the nomination as leverage to underscore his opposition to the potential transfer of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees to his home state of Kansas. Roberts said that Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work had told him it was too late ...

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  10. GOP-led House approves $602 billion defense billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Republican-led House voted convincingly Wednesday to approve a $602 billion defense policy bill after rejecting attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to repeal the war powers President Barack Obama relies on to fight the Islamic State. The legislation, which authorizes military spending for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, seeks to halt a decline in the combat readiness of the U.S. armed forces by purchasing more weapons and prohibiting further cuts in troop levels.

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  11. Over White House objections, House approves defense billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | NWAonline

    The measure was passed after lawmakers rejected attempts by Democrats to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and to repeal the war powers President Barack Obama relies on to fight the Islamic State. The legislation, which authorizes military spending for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, seeks to halt a decline in the combat readiness of the U.S. armed forces by purchasing more weapons and prohibiting further cuts in troop levels.

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  12. Sanford votes to close Gitmo in 2017 National Defense Authorization ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Examiner.com

    Just hours ago, an anonymous source reached out to this Examiner with information that South Carolina 's Republican representative, Mark Sanford voted to close the detainee center at Guantanamo Bay in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. In doing so, he opened the door to relocating the remaining Gitmo prisoners to the U.S. Navy Brig located in Hanahan, South Carolina, not far from Charleston.

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  13. Today's young will inherit anywars we makeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... than any other. Obama had pledged to end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, when he was elected in 2008 as the first African-American president in U.S. history. He has been able to accomplish ...

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  14. First openly gay Army secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... his opposition to Fanning. Roberts said a senior Pentagon official had told him that no detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, would be sent to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, or other facilities in the United States. Congress has ...

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  15. GOP-led House advances bill to boost military budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a Defying a veto threat, the GOP-led House is pressing ahead with debate on a $602 billion defense policy bill that seeks to halt an erosion of the U.S. military's combat readiness by purchasing more weapons and forbidding further cuts in troop levels. The legislation also proposes greater oversight of the White House's National Security Council, prohibits prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility from being moved to the U.S. and gives service members a higher pay raise than the Pentagon recommended.

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  16. Key provisions in the $602 billion House defense policy billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the savings to strengthen the armed forces. The legislation maintains a ban on moving prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility to the United States. The longstanding congressional prohibition has kept Obama from fulfilling a ...

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  17. newSenate approves new Army secretary after Guantanamo delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | KDBC

    ... his opposition to Fanning. Roberts said a senior Pentagon official had told him that no detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, would be sent to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, or other facilities in the United States. Congress has ...

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  18. Gitmo Board Reviews Once-Prominent YemeniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Courthouse News Service

    Guantanamo Bay's review board focused Thursday on a well-connected Yemeni whose advocates attribute his continued detention to CIA intelligence-gathering, more so than threat prevention. Human Rights Watch has described Abd al-Salam al-Hilah as a "Yemeni intelligence colonel."

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  19. Lesser Evils in the Terror WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Commentary Magazine

    When it comes to captured terrorists, the United States simply cannot win. The U.S. gets criticized by the "human-right community" for holding them in detention facilities, such as those at Guantanamo Bay or the now-closed prisons in Iraq, Camp Cropper, and Camp Bucca.

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  20. Anti-Semitic French comedian barred from entering CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... suspended jail sentence, in a conviction related to a show where he dressed up to resemble a detainee from Guantanamo Bay, mocked the Holocaust and suggested Jews were active in the slave trade. The Canada Border Services Agency has some discretion ...

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