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Taliban says swap of five commanders for one US soldier spectacular achievement

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

Courthouse News Service

'Real-World' Trumps Gitmo Detainee's Claim

A former Guantanamo detainee cannot use WikiLeaks cables to sue the United States for pulling the strings behind his subsequent prosecution in Libya because revolutionaries have already broken him out of a maximum-security prison in Tripoli, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.


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Free Republic

Hollywood Anoints Obama Supreme Leader

I have to claim responsibility for the newest parody that's now starring as president of the United States on TVs everywhere.


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Government Executive

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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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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Coast Reporter

Judge severs case of 1 of 5 defendants facing trial at Guantanamo in Sept. 11 attack

A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept.


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Judge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case

11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants. Army Col. James Pohl says Thursday's ruling that Ramzi Binalshibh should get a separate war crimes trial because legal issues that apply only to him have prevented the case from moving forward against the other defendants.


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The Detroit News

Grand Rapids businessman Ellis puts up his own money to challenge Amash

Grand Rapids-area businessman Brian Ellis has mounted a fierce Republican primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, portraying the maverick congressman's unpredictable voting pattern as "bizarre" and out of touch with 3rd Congressional District voters.


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War Is A Crime

How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison

There are many crimes committed in the pursuit of, or as an accessory to, the crimes of US Foreign Policy.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Barbarism in the USA: Arizona's Botched Execution

The 9th Circuit's ruling is significant, as it marks the first time a federal court has ever issued a stay of execution based on the issue of drug secrecy.


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Don't Reward Hamas for Israeli Soldier's Body

Immediately after a Hamas military spokesperson announced the capture of an Israeli soldier this Sunday, the streets of Gaza, Hebron, Ramallah and Bethlehem erupted in fireworks and celebration.


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The Raw Story

Idaho teen held in Gitmo-like conditions as he awaits trial for killing father, brother: ACLU

An Idaho teen accused of brutally murdering his father and disabled younger brother has been held for more than 70 days in solitary confinement while he awaits trial.


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The Martha's Vineyard Times

Amy Goodman now

This week someone shot down an airliner in the Ukraine which could cause disastrous results.


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Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case

In its ruling the court in Strasbourg, France, said that Poland failed to stop the "torture and inhuman or degrading treatment" of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, who were transported to Poland in 2002.


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Free Republic

Gulf Arab states weigh sanctions on ‘sisterly’...

Officials and analysts said Qatar could be penalized by the GCC for Doha's support of groups deemed threats to the region.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Huntington News

OP-ED: Three-fifths of an Attorney General Declares POWs 'Non-Persons'

Hand it to President Obama for appointing Eric Holder the first African American Attorney General in US history.


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Globe and Mail

Let Omar Khadr speak

Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in this artist's sketch.


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New Yorker

Terror Prosecution and Muslim Americans

Several years ago, I participated in a study of relations between Muslim-American communities and law enforcement.


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Egyptian Court Says Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Were Under The Influence Of 'The Devil'

Defendants in the Marriott terror cell case in Cairo stand in cages in an Egyptian courtroom Monday, March 31, 2014, as they await their turn to speak about their request for bail.


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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Obama poll numbers not great, but hold steady

President Barack Obama's poll numbers are nothing to brag about, but there's little evidence he has suffered so far this year a "Katrina moment" that caused his predecessor's numbers to plummet.


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