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  • Guantanamo is a legal, political no-man's land

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba U.S. troops blare "The Star Spangled Banner" across this 45-square-mile base each morning at 8 o'clock sharp. Fireworks crackle overhead on the Fourth of July. Marines control the fence line opposite Cuba's minefield and...
  • Twenty years after Cuban raft exodus, they keep coming

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Alicia Garcia vividly recalls her rescue at sea 20 years ago during a mass exodus from Cuba, a dramatic event that changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and reshaped relations between the communist-run island and the...
  • Details emerge on House GOP's September agenda

    WASHINGTON A bill to fund the government, a resolution condemning the president for not notifying Congress about a prisoner swap, and a package of jobs and energy bills are all on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's latest memo to House Republicans....
  • Photos of alleged 9/11 '20th hijacker' can stay classified: court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday said photos of a Saudi national imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay who U.S. officials have said intended to be the "20th hijacker" in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks should stay classified, in the interest of...
  • Guantanamo detainee transfer to Uruguay unlikely before vote: official

    MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - The transfer of six prisoners from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay to Uruguay is unlikely to take place before presidential elections are held in October, a senior Uruguayan official said on Monday. President José Mujica...
  • Taliban-Bergdahl prisoner swap broke the law, federal agency says

    The Defense Department broke the law when it exchanged five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this year, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday. The Pentagon is required to give 30 days&...
  • Film Review: 'Rosewater'

    The punishing ordeal of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari -- imprisoned for 118 days on charges of espionage -- is brought to the screen with impressive tact and intelligence by writer-director Jon Stewart in "Rosewater," . Largely a two-hander between...
  • U.S. moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee program in Afghanistan ahead of...
  • U.S. watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members held at Guantanamo Bay military prison in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, a government watchdog agency said on...
  • From Daniel Pearl to James Foley: The modern tactic of Islamist beheadings

    From Daniel Pearl to James Foley: The modern tactic of Islamist beheadings
    On Tuesday afternoon, a video was uploaded to YouTube by Islamic State militants that appeared to show something terrible: The execution of an American journalist, James Foley, who had been missing in Syria since November 2012. For journalists, it's...
  • Guantanamo-bound MRI spent year in storage

    The senior medical officer at Southern Command pulled the plug on plans to put an MRI at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a more than year-long review by medical staff concluded it wasn't necessary for an aging prisoner population, an...
  • Islamic State opens new anti-U.S. front with beheading video

    BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State's beheading of a U.S. journalist and its threat to "destroy the American cross" suggests it has gained enough confidence seizing large areas of Iraq and Syria to take aim at American targets despite the risks....