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Guantanamo Bay

  1. fuzzy math
    Trump Wants Everyone to Think Obama’s Guantánamo Policy Was a Dangerous DisasterDespite repeated claims otherwise, the available evidence suggests George W. Bush’s release policy led to more reengagement than Obama’s.
  2. crimes and misdemeanors
    Obama Intends to Transfer 17 or 18 Guantánamo Detainees Before Leaving OfficeThe president also announced he’s pardoning another 78 people, and commuting 153 convicts’ sentences.
  3. Obama Approves His Largest Release of Guantánamo Prisoners EverAfter being held without charges for years, 15 of America’s detainees at Guantánamo Bay were transferred to the United Arab Emirates on Monday.
  4. guantanamo bay
    U.S. Releases 9 More Guantanamo DetaineesEighty detainees now remain, the lowest population at the facility in 14 years. 
  5. guantanamo bay
    There Are Now Fewer Than 100 Prisoners at GitmoTen men were transferred to Oman on Thursday.
  6. oops
    Guantanamo Inmate Held for 13 Years in Case of Mistaken Identity, Says PentagonHe expressed no desire for the future other than to get married.
  7. guantanamo bay
    Obama Wants to Close Guantanamo, But Not If It Costs Half a Billion DollarsPentagon officials were sent back to the drawing board.
  8. early and often
    Obama Wishes He Would Have Closed Guantanamo on Day OneThat’s what he’d change if he could do it over again.
  9. early and often
    Next Battle Between Obama and Congress May Focus on Guantánamo BayThe president plans to make an aggressive push to transfer more detainees.
  10. gitmo
    4 More Guantánamo Bay Prisoners Released They were sent back to Afghanistan.
  11. international affairs
    United States Sends 6 Guantánamo Bay Detainees to UruguayOnly 136 left to go.
  12. cia
    CIA Turned Guantánamo Prisoners Into SpiesWell, this is an interesting program. 
  13. interview
    Q&A: Occupy’s ‘Greatest Artist’ Writes Her MemoirsMolly Crabapple talks to the Cut about drawing smiley faces in Gitmo and waging class warfare in nightclubs.
  14. guantanamo bay
    Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strike May Be Winding DownOr the government may be distorting the facts.
  15. guantanamo bay
    Judge Puts an End to Rampant Guantánamo Groin SearchesThat discouraged detainees from meeting with lawyers.
  16. party chat
    Judah Friedlander’s Plan for Guantanamo BayI say close Guantanamo, open the Bay.”
  17. international affairs
    Obama Plans to Shut Down Guantánamo, for Real This TimeHe’ll restart the transfer of detainees to Yemen.
  18. international affairs
    Obama Promises to Try Closing Guantánamo AgainThis is a lingering problem that is not going to get better.”
  19. ink-stained wretches
    New York Times Paid $150 for Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strike Op-EdIt will be sent to his family in Yemen through the prisoner’s lawyers.
  20. international affairs
    What It’s Like to Be Force-Fed at Guantánamo BayA prisoner wrote a devastating op-ed, dictated over the phone.
  21. guantanamo bay
    Hunger-Striking Guantanamo Bay Detainees Used Batons to Fight GuardsThings are not going well at Gitmo.
  22. bad ideas
    Guantanamo-Themed Coachella Party Offers ‘Pleasurable Torture’ [Updated]Start your outrage engines.
  23. guantanamo bay
    It Will Now Cost $17,000 to Fly Privately to GuantánamoThe Navy ends commercial service to the base.
  24. interview
    The Miami Herald’s Carol Rosenberg on How to Report From Guantanamo BayShe’s been covering it since the first detainee arrived in 2002.
  25. gitmo-rality
    Imprisoned Former Bin Laden Translator Says LeBron James Is ‘Very Bad Man’He should apologise … “
  26. terroble
    Why Guantánamo Bay Prisoners Love The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirOur theory. 
  27. driving mr crazy
    Bin Laden Driver–Utility Man Freed After Decade-Plus at GuantánamoHe pleaded guilty in 2010 to charges of conspiracy and supporting terrorism.
  28. guantanamo bay
    180 Sleepless Hours Broke Khalid Sheikh MohammedA CIA official speaks up about the Al Qaeda chief’s interrogation.
  29. guantanamo bay
    Accused 9/11 Plotters Did Not Cooperate at Their Arraignment The trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men got off to a rocky start. 
  30. trials
    Families of Victims Can Watch Accused 9/11 Plotters’ ArraignmentLive from Guantanamo Bay.
  31. trials
    Accused 9/11 Plotters Have a Date With Guantánamo TribunalKhalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four alleged co-conspirators are finally being arraigned.
  32. terrorble
    Leaked Gitmo Docs Show Al Qaeda Operatives Plotted to Cut Cables on the Brooklyn BridgeThey never acted on it.
  33. guantanamo bay
    Prosecutors Seek the Death Penalty for Suspected USS Cole BomberThe military claims Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri led Al Qaeda operations.
  34. guantanamo bay
    Guantánamo Bay Tribunals to ResumeAnd we’re back!
  35. guantanamo bay
    U.S. to Lift Ban on Guantánamo TrialsAfter more than two years, Guantánamo trials are expected to begin soon.
  36. guantanamo
    Closing Guantanamo About to Get TougherObama’s plan to close Guantanamo is in worse shape than before.
  37. guantanamo
    Can Obama’s Executive Order on Guantánamo Stand Up Against Congress?One too many “indefinitelys.”
  38. terror trials
    Bin Laden’s Former Cook, Bodyguard Admits to CrimesHe’ll face August 9 hearing at Guantánamo Bay.
  39. terror trials
    White House Nearing Compromise on Detainee TrialsEric Holder is being left out of this one.
  40. rahmbo
    The Washington Post Still Thinks Rahm Emanuel Is Doing GreatThe paper has been tirelessly defending Obama’s chief of staff for weeks now.
  41. terror trials
    Convicted Lady Al Qaeda: Chillingly Calm and Collected, When She Wants to BeThroughout her trial, Aafia Siddiqui seemed out of control and even crazy — until she took the stand.
  42. terrorism
    50 Prisoners to Remain at GuantánamoForty more will be tried, and the remaining 110 will be sent home or to foreign countries.
  43. terror plots
    Maybe Curing Terrorists With ‘Art Therapy’ Isn’t Such a Good IdeaWho would have thunk it?
  44. today in terror
    9/11 Families Divided About NYC Terror Trials9/11 families react to the news of a downtown Manhattan civilian trial for alleged plotters.
  45. today in terror
    Five Gitmo Detainees, Including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, to Be Tried in New YorkThey’ll be tried in civilian court.
  46. coiffure
    Greg Craig Stepping Down As White House CounselBut he’s still got great hair.
  47. politics
    R.E.M.: Torture?A bunch of famous musicians have filed a FOIA request seeking info on whether their songs were used as tools of torture at Guantánamo Bay.
  48. early and often
    Judge Orders Guantánamo Detainee Freed, Citing Obama’s New PoliciesMohammed Jawad will be free in 22 days, unless the DOJ presses charges here in the U.S.
  49. Gitmo Detainee to Hang Around NYC for More Than a YearHear that, Midwest? Are we complaining?
  50. First Guantánamo Detainee to Be Tried in New York, Pleads Not GuiltyAhmed Khalfan Ghailani could face the death penalty over his work with Al Qaeda.
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