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1 hr ago | Freshnews

US Department of Defense Denies Combat Troops 'Best of Class'...

According to an explosive new book, 'The Clapper Memo' by investigative reporter Bob McCarty, then Under Secretary of Defense James Clapper signed an order that forced the US military to abandon a proven screening technology, and in its place required use of the old polygraph.

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5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Spanish judge defies pressure to scrap Guantanamo torture case against Bush

A Spanish judge on Tuesday defied pressure to scrap a probe into alleged torture in the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay which targets former U.S. president George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, George Bush, Dick Cheney

8 hrs ago | Free Republic

Gitmo Guards Attacked on ‘Daily Basis’ by...

Prison guards here at the Guantanamo Bay prison are attacked on a 'daily basis' by detainees, according to Commander John Filostat, a prison spokesman for the Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

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12 hrs ago | FirstCoastNews

Navy: Fire reported aboard USS Hue City

Navy: Fire reported aboard USS Hue City on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/military/2014/04/15/fire-aboard-uss-hue-city/7739429/ An SH-60 Seahawk helicopter lands on the fantail of Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Hue City in the Atlantic Ocean April 3, 2007.

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13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

FBI leak probe shuts down 9/11 case at Guantanamo

In this pool photo of a Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin, defendant Ramzi Binalshibh, center, attends his pretrial hearing along with other defendants at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | ABC News

FBI Leak Probe Shuts Down 9/11 Case at Guantanamo

An apparent FBI investigation has at least temporarily shut down the effort to try five Guantanamo Bay prisoners by military commission for the Sept.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

17 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

Senate Denounces the CIA

The Central Intelligence Agency has faced strong scrutiny from the Senate in the wake of newly declassified reports and revelations of Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" techniques .

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein

18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Why Moroccan Salafists fight in Syria

Although the estimated number of Moroccans fighting in Syria varies sharply, with the highest at 1,000, local Salafist-jihadist leaders claim that the number could be even higher, in the 1,000-1,500 range.

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

22 hrs ago | Indybay.org

The Soldier and the Refusenik

Stanford Students for Justice in Palestine is proud to host Maya Wind and Eran Efrati to discuss Israeli society, the military, and the case for peace in Israel and Palestine.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Guantanamo defense attorneys say they're being investigated by FBI

TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS~**NONE*~ Defense lawyers for five men accused of planning the Sept.

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Time

FBI Tried To Recruit Member of 9/11 Plotters' Legal Team, Lawyers Claim

Chief Prosecutor Brigadier General Mark Martins speaks during a press conference January 18, 2012, following the commission hearing against Saudi-born Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the main suspect in the USS Cole bombing.

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Common Dreams

9/11 Defense Lawyers: The FBI Spied on Us

The U.S. government on Monday slammed the brakes on proceedings in the military trial of 9/11 suspects at Guantnamo Bay on Monday following charges that the FBI infiltrated and spied on their defense team.

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

Star Tribune

Army general upholds Manning's WikiLeaks conviction, 35-year sentence

In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.

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Medical Daily

Doctor Jailed For Waterboarding His 12-Year-Old Stepdaughter, But...

A pediatrician was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for waterboarding his young stepdaughter.

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Talking Points Memo

A Crabapple in Istanbul

I wanted to give you a quick heads-up on one of our upcoming longform Prime pieces .

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ABC News

FBI Said to Question Member of 9/11 Case Defense

A lawyer for one of five men on trial at Guantanamo in the Sept. 11 case says the FBI questioned a member of his defense team.

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Counterpunch

Torture is Mainstream Now

MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.

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Scoop

David Swanson: Torture Is Mainstream Now

As Rebecca Gordon notes in her new book, Mainstreaming Torture, polls find greater support in the United States for torture now than when Bush was president.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS 47

Drummer appalled Chili Peppers' music used at Guantanamo

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through the currently closed Camp X-Ray which was the first detention facility to hold 'enemy combatants' ... (more)

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Stars and Stripes

9/11 defendant's competency is focus of Guantanamo hearings

Lawyers and the alleged Sept. 11 conspirators return to the war court Monday for the first time this year in a U.S. government bid to determine whether one of the accused plotters is competent to stand trial.

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