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2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

International law is inadequate when it comes to protecting journalists from savagery

The vicious execution of US journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State deepens the concern that international law and diplomacy may be ill-equipped to address crimes against media workers reporting from conflict zones.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Steven Sotloff, US journalist in sights of jihadists

A masked ISIS militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BBC News

Manning 'denied gender treatment'

The US military has yet to offer Pte First Class Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer has said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Leavenworth, KS

TheBlaze.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

ThinkProgress

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Guantanamo Bay, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Liberal Political News

In-depth Africa

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.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

ABC News

James Foley's Siblings Say US Could Have Done More

Michael and Katie Foley, the brother and sister of slain journalist James Foley, are seen being interviewed by Katie Couric on Aug. 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Rochester, NH

Gawker

Crazy Conservatives Are Sure a Gitmo Detainee Killed James Foley

James Foley was courageous, and his murder by an apparently English-accented zealot of the Syria-based Islamic State was so horrific that no simple narrative can do it justice.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Camp Delta, US News, Guantanamo Bay

Alabama Live

Here's what's trending: National Guard leaving Ferguson; doctor with Ebola cured; Bergdahl...

There's no need to ever feel left out again at the water cooler conversation. Here's a rundown of the stories currently trending in the world, the country and your backyard.

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Related Topix: Prison, US National Guard, US Military, Ferguson, MO, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Thu Aug 21, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumDON'T Hold the Presses, Please

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army

U.S. Naval Institute

Essay: The Legal and Moral Problems of Autonomous Strike Aircraft

The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), Prison, US Air Force, Andersen Air Force Base

Click Orlando

Bowe Bergdahl US Army photo

The Pentagon broke federal law by exchanging five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Politico

GAO: Bergdahl swap violated law

The Pentagon broke the law by transferring five Taliban commanders from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, without notifying Congress 30 days in advance, the Government Accountability Office has found.

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Los Angeles Times

Taliban-Bergdahl prisoner exchange broke the law, federal agency says

More than two months after his May 31 release by the Taliban, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prepares to be interviewed by Army investigators about his disappearance in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Boing Boing

Blogging History: Manning sentenced to 25 years; Alternative Big Mac...

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison: In a courtroom at Fort Meade today, Judge Army.

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The Hill

Of prisons and patronage

The jaded saga of Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Ill. continues to lurch forward.

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Related Topix: Thomson, IL, Prison, Thomson Correctional Center, State Prisons, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Federal Prisons

The Straits Times

US reports reveal failed operation to rescue Syria hostages, including executed James Foley

The United States said on Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Channelnewsasia.com

US reveals failed hostage rescue operation in Syria

The United States said on Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria.

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NEWS.com.au

British executioner is world's most wanted

JOURNALIST James Foley's executioner had an unmistakable British accent. The Brit turned terrorist is part of a gang dubbed 'The Beatles' by their hostages.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

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