Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. US Senators: Stop aid to Ghana if Gitmo 2 escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | GhanaWeb

    Four Senators from the United States of America have petitioned the Senate Appropriations Committee to cut off foreign aid to Ghana should the small West African country fail to keep the two ex-detainees from Guantanamo Bay from escaping to "re-engage in terrorism against the United States". Senators James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Roy Blunt of Missouri, and Steve Daines of Montana penned down the request and also pleaded with State and Foreign Operations and Related Programmes Chairman Lindsay Graham to carry out its implementation.


  2. Brasch Words'No Drama Obama' Needs a Strong Second ActRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...


  3. On Native GroundIT Can't Be Denied: the U.S. is Guilty of TortureRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... has prevented terrorist attacks from occurring since 2001. From the Patriot Act to the creation of a gulag at Guantanamo Bay to illegal spying on Americans to the suspension of habeas corpus, 9/11 became the justification for some of the worst ...


  4. Niantic-based National Guard Unit home after deployment to Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Day

    Andrea Pizzo, 1, gets her picture taken wearing her father's cap, LTC Santo Pizzo of Glastonbury, as members of the 192nd Military Police Battalion, based in Niantic, are reunited with their families at the Connecticut National Guard's Army Aviation Readiness Center in Windsor Locks Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


  5. National Guard Units Comes Home After 9 Month DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | NBC Connecticut

    More than 50 soldiers from Connecticut's National Guard Unit came home today after months of being deployed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Families waited at the Windsor Locks Readiness Center for the 192nd Military Police Batallion.


  6. Experts: Costs for upgrading weapons will put further pressure on US forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Barack Obama vetoed the bill's first version fueled by disagreements about closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and how the Overseas Contingency Operations war budget, or OCO, was not subject to mandated spending caps. In the bill ...


  7. US: Missteps on Refugees Define YearRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... protection. The US continued to flout international law by indefinitely detaining without charge 107 men at Guantanamo Bay. The Obama administration transferred 20 detainees to their home or third countries in 2015, while Congress sought new ...


  8. Ghana Is Not On The Mapa US Analysts Mock Ghanaians For Accepting Gitmo DetaineesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 |

    ... interview with Accra-based radio station, Joy FM, rubbished the agitations by some Ghanaians to send back the Guantanamo Bay ex-detainees, saying it was not possible, per the agreement reached with the United States. According to him, "The ...


  9. Kroll Appoints Daniel ('DJ') Rosenthal Associate Managing Director,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Information Technology

    ... one of the President's most publicly debated policy priorities - the closure of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Prior to his service at the White House, Rosenthal served in the U.S. Department of Justice as Senior Counsel to the Assistant ...


  10. White House Still Alleging Pentagon Is Slowing Gitmo Transfers, SecDef Denies ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Daily Caller

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter again fought off allegations Sunday that the Pentagon has repeatedly blocked White House attempts to shutter Guantanamo Bay . In an interview on CNN with Fareed Zakaria, Carter responded to an editorial that appeared in The New York Times earlier in January, which blamed Pentagon officials for throwing up road blocks every step of the way to the facility's closure and essentially called their actions insubordination, The Hill reports.


  11. Terror Alert: Guantanamo Bay evacuated over 'suspicious package'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Daily Star

    A spokesman for the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay said: "The Navy Exchange has been evacuated and there is no danger to the public. And earlier this month a White House chief promised Obama would shut the prison before he leaves office this year.


  12. Obama Releases Another Gitmo Prisoner - This Time It's a Bomb ExpertRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Tony Phyrillas

    Obama Releases Another Gitmo Prisoner -- This Time it's a Bomb Expert : Sixteen prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay since the beginning of the year as part of President Obama's promised Gitmo cleansing.


  13. Trump could testify at Bergdahl trial, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Washington Examiner

    ... Bergdahl returned to the U.S. in a controversial prisoner swap that saw five Taliban detainees freed from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for his safe return. He has been charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Fidell said he has not yet ...


  14. Will Obama Issue Executive Action on Cap-and-Trade?Read the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Roll Call

    ... the expected two-step dance surrounding the president's desire to close the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. First up will be a Pentagon-crafted closure plan, which could be submitted to Congress any day. After that, since the ...


  15. UK knew of Guantanamo torture - ex-British spyRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Otago Daily Times

    A U.S. military guard stands in a cell block at the Camp 5 detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Photo by Reuters A former senior British intelligence officer wants to give evidence that the country's security services knew about the torture of inmates at the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, a newspaper reported.


  16. Gitmo Is So Bad, This One Detainee Doesn't Even Want To LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Daily Caller

    Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in this January 11, 2002 file photograph. A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.


  17. Bowe Bergdahl's Lawyers Could Use Donald Trump To Help Their CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Switched

    ... He returned to the United States in 2014 as part of a prisoner swap in which five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay were released by the Obama administration. Bergdahl faces a court-martial and is charged with desertion and endangering U.S. ...


  18. Malcolm: Whose Side Is President Obama On Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Investor's Business Daily

    It was hard to avoid all the really important media coverage of the Eastern winter storm that had not hit anywhere by Thursday. So, you may have missed the trivial news about Barack Obama releasing yet more terrorists from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility, including one particularly dangerous man.


  19. Is Obama Serious About Closing Guantanamo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | New Yorker

    President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address, which he delivered last week, contained a brief mention of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. The President said he would "keep working to shut down the prison ... it's expensive, it's unnecessary, and it only serves as a recruitment brochure for our enemies."


  20. The Latest: US candidates welcome release of US prisonersRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held by the Taliban for five years, for five top Taliban commanders at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Iran's transport minister says his country has reached a deal with the European consortium Airbus to buy 114 passenger ...