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In this video released Thursday, a Kurdish Iraqi persh merga soldier is shown in an orange jumpsuit before Islamic State militants executed him.
At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped Westerners.
Washington Post neoconservative and big government cheerleader Jennifer Rubin published her latest bit of agitation for a renewed War in Iraq under the misleading headline: "The consequences of a radical mindset on jihadist terror."
The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq was much more than an altogether gruesome and tragic affair: rather, it was a very sophisticated and professional film production deliberately punctuated with powerful symbols.
British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantanamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.
The Obama administration broke the law. So concluded a report released last week by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office that reviewed the highly controversial exchange in May of five Taliban leaders held at Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt.
Another yeshiva student associated with a hardline haredi political splinter group has been arrested by military police for failing to report for military service, with experts estimating that the number of such haredi youths could be over 600 individuals.
In his Aug. 20 WorldNetDaily column , Jack Cashill tries to besmirch Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon by recounting a story from his past: For Heather Johnson* and 14 other Missouri citizens, there is no forgetting and no forgiving.
The United States has moved additional prisoners out of a small military prison in Afghanistan, bringing the number of people remaining at the U.S. detention center near the Afghan capital to under 30, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
The U.S. Government on Monday ended what appears to have been a four-year-long hiatus in the transfer of prisoners to Yemen, moving two men there from Afghanistan in what could be a precursor for releases of dozens of Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay.
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower has left dry dock and moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.
Davis, the former chief prosecutor for the Military Commissions of Guantanamo Bay and the keynote speaker during Tuesday afternoon's eighth annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, spoke on his objection of torture and waterboarding, specifically the government's use of evidence received through torture.
President Hamid Karzai will not attend a key NATO summit next week because of his disagreements with Washington over Afghan security needs after most foreign troops leave his country at the end of 2014, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.
A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:06 am
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