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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
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].
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
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)
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners
An activist publicist, Andy draws attention to Americans imprisoned for their beliefs.
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.