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14 hrs ago | Washington Times

a Establishmenta tries to oust tea partyer Justin Amash in Michigan

The Aug. 5 vote in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District pits a hard-line Libertarian and tea party darling against a mainline party foot soldier, but with the roles reversed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Representative Raul Labrador, Eric Cantor

19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

General likely to question Bergdahl next week

The two-star general looking into the 2009 disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may soon question the soldier held by the Taliban for nearly five years, Bergdahl's attorney said.

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Related Topix: Yale University, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

23 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Wednesday's Editorial: Let Khadr tell his own story

Omar Khadr should be allowed to tell his own story to Canadians via the media, the Journal says in an editorial.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Opinion

Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

House panel condemns Obama for Bergdahl swap - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gawker

Like an Evil Witch, CIA Tortured Prisoners in Polish Forest

Europe's Court of Human Rights has decreed that Poland must pay a ransom of 230,000 euros for allowing the CIA to practice the dark art of tradecraft in the forests near Stare Kiejkuty.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

KTRE-TV Lufkin

House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, University of Southern California, Immigration Reform

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama's Taliban Five trade violated the law, say lawmakers

While the Obama administration was telling people the U.S. doesn't negotiate with terrorists, they were negotiating with terrorists in Qatar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military Prisons, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Ruth Ann Dailey: It's no summer of love for the flustered Left

From the Supreme Court to survey results, from primaries to prisoner swaps, the summer months have delivered nary an encouraging note for the nation's statists and progressives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Opinion

Jurist

European Court exposes illegal detention facilities linked to...

Amnesty International [official website] on Thursday reported [AI report] that the secret prison was established by the Polish Government in an effort to contribute to the US Central Intelligence Agency's [official website] extraordinary rendition program [JURIST news archive].

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Related Topix: Activism, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News

The Daily Republic

Thought for the day: Political accountability

My wife and I had lunch at Texas Roadhouse. Since living in Fairfield since 1968 and being a member of the Fairfield Fire Department, I find it important to support our local businesses.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Federal judge says U.S. government can steal unlimited money from...

The Department of Defense is not obligated to return money it seized from a Guantanamo Bay detainee that was eventually released to Algeria, according to a federal judge.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta, Patriot Act

The Nation

One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judge

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/27-Jul-2014/one-of-five-9-11-accused-to-be-tried-separately-judge For news details Read on : One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judge WASHINGTON : A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled that one of the five alleged September 11 plotters, Yemeni Ramzi Binalshibh, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Washington Post, Publishing, Cuba, World News,

India.com

Omar Abdullah claims US prisoner swap brokered by Taliban, a spectacular achievementa

Johannesburg, July 26 : While sending Eid greetings to Muslims, Taliban leader Omar Abdullah reportedly termed the controversial exchange of five Taliban commanders for one US soldier, a remarkable achievement for the militant outfit.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cybercast News Service

US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kuwait, World News, Middle East, US Military Prisons, Cuba, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Journal

House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap

House Republicans are set to open another front next week in their efforts to publicly repudiate President Obama-this time for his decision in May to exchange five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative E. Scott Rigell, Representative Reid Ribble

Common Dreams

Three-Fifths of an Attorney General Declares POWs "Non-Persons"

Protestors gathered in New York City's Time Square in April of 2013 to raise awareness of detainee hunger strikes and indefinite imprisonment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Camp Delta, Eric Holder

Russia Taday

European rights court condemns Poland for hosting secret CIA prisons

The watch tower of an airport is pictured in Szymany, close to Szczytno in northeastern Poland.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Document details procedure for placing terrorist suspects on government watch list

The president's top counterterrorism adviser has the temporary ability to prevent categories of people - already in the government's vast databases of known or suspected terrorists - from flying, in the face of a credible threat, according to a newly published report.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Common Dreams

The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners

An activist publicist, Andy draws attention to Americans imprisoned for their beliefs.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Terrorism, Federal Prisons

Philly.com

Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, American University

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