33 min ago
Fire Dog Lake
Navy Nurse Who Refused Order to Force-Feed Hunger Striking Guantanamo Prisoners May Face Discipline
The first and only officer on the medical staff at Guantanamo Bay to conscientiously object to force-feeding prisoners on hunger strike has reportedly had his assignment ended.
2 hrs ago
Shaker Aamer 'Beaten' in Latest Guantanamo Crackdown...
British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantanamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.
8 hrs ago
U.S. sends two prisoners to Yemen from Afghanistan
The U.S. Government on Monday ended what appears to have been a four-year-long hiatus in the transfer of prisoners to Yemen, moving two men there from Afghanistan in what could be a precursor for releases of dozens of Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Former Chief Prosecutor Speaks On Policy Opposition
Davis, the former chief prosecutor for the Military Commissions of Guantanamo Bay and the keynote speaker during Tuesday afternoon's eighth annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, spoke on his objection of torture and waterboarding, specifically the government's use of evidence received through torture.
Guantanamo nurse reassigned after refusing to force-feed hunger striking prisoners
The U.S. Navy has cut short a nurse's assignment at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after he refused to force-feed prisoners on hunger strikes there.
Lady al Qaeda: The World's Most Wanted Woman
The Taliban wanted to trade Bergdahl for her. The Islamic State offered to swap Foley.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Security Analyst: ISIS Using Steven Sotloff as Human Shield
Journalist Steven Sotloff, who is being held captive by the Islamic State, the same group that beheaded journalist James Foley, is being used as a human shield, says Matthew VanDyke, a friend of Sotloff's and Foley's who was also a POW under Moammar Gadhafi in Libya.
Selective Outrage over Ukraine POWs
Some of the original detainees jailed at the Guantanamo Bay prison, as put on display by the U.S. military.
Silicon Alley Insider
James Foley's Family: US Should Rethink No-Negotiation Hostage Policy
In the end, none came - a result which in part can be attributed to the White House's policies towards terrorist kidnap victims.
Real Clear Politics
Obama's Iraqi Mission Impossible
It was shortly after midnight on the Fourth of July when the specially modified Black Hawk helicopters fitted with radar-evading equipment swooped down over Ukayrishah, a small town next to the Euphrates River, close to the northern Syrian city of Raqqa.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Daily Record
US claims Tartan Taliban suspect James McLintock helped to run terror training camps in Afghanistan
US officials believed that Tartan Taliban A suspect James McLintock was close to the leader of terror training camps in Afghanistan.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Bergdahl swap: Federal agency says Obama administration are lawbreakers
President Barack Obama defended his decision by allegedly lying that his administration had consulted with Congress 'for some time' about that possibility of a prisoner swap.
Berkeley Daily Planet
Eclectic Rant: John Yoo and the Senate Torture Report
Professor John Yoo stepped away from his lectern at the UC Berkeley School of Law to send an e-mail to the San Francisco Chronicle criticizing the forthcoming Senate Select Committee on Intelligence torture report saying that if "torture was used and it didn't work, she [Senator Dianne Feinstein] is flat wrong."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Pinecrest journalist Steven Sotloff's kidnapping raises debate over paying ransom to terrorists
Ever since bloodthirsty Islamic State militants beheaded journalist James Wright Foley, Angelica Jaramillo has been waiting to learn the fate of a 31-year-old man from Pinecrest they threatened to kill next.
Boehner blasts Obama's 'lapse in judgment' by releasing the Taliban Five
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that President Barack Obama made a critical tactical error earlier this year by releasing five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay, especially as the threat of the Islamic State continues to grow.
Obama Delayed Rescue of US Hostages Until it Was Too Late
There's a familiar pattern here with Bin Laden and Bill Clinton. Obama didn't agree to go after Bin Laden until he decided that he could take him prisoner and use him to dismantle Guantanamo Bay.
Congressman Suggests Obama 'Signaled' To Terrorists That It Was Okay To Capture Foley
On Friday, a Republican congressman implied that the Obama administration's decision to swap five Taliban officials for the release of Army Sgt.
Journalist James Foley's slaying rekindles ransom debate
On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors.
Cybercast News Service
ISIS Tried to Use Foley as Leverage to Free Female Pakistani TerroristCNS
The terrorists who murdered U.S. journalist James Foley claimed to have offered his freedom in exchange for a Pakistani woman whose lengthy prison term for attempting to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan has made her a cause cA©lA bre in Pakistan and among jihadists worldwide.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Huffpost Hill - Policing: a Tankless Job
Steve King pointedly noted that there's no Congressional White Caucus, however there is an informal group known as "Congress."