guantanamo bay

GTMO Prisoner Could Walk
GTMO Prisoner Could Walk
24/7 News Source - The lawyer for a prisoner held at Guantanamo Bay wants his client classified as a "soldier" under international war rules. The change could allow the suspected terrorist to escape prosecution. The U.S. State Department says the prisoner was chosen by Osama bin Laden to oversee al-Qaeda's operations in Iraq...
Prisoner Declared No Threat
Prisoner Declared No Threat
. American officials say a Kuwaiti national who's been jailed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for more than a decade without ever being charged "does not pose a significant threat to the United States." The Defense Department announced today that Fouzi Khalid Abdullah Al Awda is now in the hands of the government of Kuwait...
Prisoner Exchanges Banned
Prisoner Exchanges Banned
The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $570 billion defense bill that halts any Guantanamo transfers for a year in the furor over the American-for-Taliban swap and pulls back government spying. The vote was 340-73 for the legislation that provides money for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, personnel, ships and aircraft ...
Bill Keating Weighs In
Bill Keating Weighs In
Freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's condition is improving, but officials declined to say when Bergdahl will be moved from a military hospital in Germany to treatment in the U.S., saying there's no timeline. Bergdahl was swapped over the weekend for five Taliban detainees from the U...