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Navy Unmanned Aircraft Sets the Bar

The Navy's X-47B unmanned aircraft has completed its final test aboard 'USS Theodore Roosevelt' and has returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea - , informs U.S. Naval Air Systems Command.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

JD Journal

Defense Attorney for Accused 9/11 Terror Attack Leader Resigns

Summary : Major Jason Wright, defense attorney for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of being one of the main players in the September 11 terror attacks, has resigned, claiming the U.S. government left him with no other choice.


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

CBC News

U.S. forces target al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby confirmed Monday that U.S. forces had targeted al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, just one day after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a military prison.


Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, US Military, US Navy, Prison

News Max

Pressure Mounts to Close Crumbling Gitmo

Pressure to close down the prison at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, or "Gitmo," is mounting - the only problem is, what to do with the prisoners? While President Barack Obama pledged to shut the rapidly aging and deteriorating prison down, and even signed an executive order in 2009 to do so within one year, Gitmo remains open, housing 149 prisoners, ... (more)


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

ABC News

Uruguay Says Guantanamo Prisoner Not Imminent

A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being negotiated and is unlikely to occur before upcoming elections in the South American country, an official said Monday.


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Fox News contributor called a 'moron' who needs to 'shut up' by guest

An argument on Fox News got taken to a new level during a discussion on potential ransom payments to terrorists.


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The Daily Beast

Guantanamo Decays as Closing DelayedIt'll probably out-live Obama.

Obama administration officials remain divided over whether the president can close Guantanamo prison before he leaves office, but in the meantime the facility is becoming tattered.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

a CNN Host Let a Muslim Cleric Speak Freely. What He Said about...

British Muslim activist Anjam Choudary appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday morning, and while host Brian Stelter seemed as if he was working hard to give the cleric a fair shake, the veteran journalist couldn't help but get exasperated as Choudary steadfastly defended his radical Islamic ideology - and joked about 9/11.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, US News

National Public Radio

Guantanamo Defense Lawyer Resigns, Says U.S. Case Is 'Stacked'

Jason Wright, seen here during his 15-month deployment to Iraq, served in the military for nine years before resigning last week.


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

Dear Kitty

British government accused of helping monarchist torturers in Nepal

A British human rights group has launching legal action against the government over guidelines the UK's intelligence agencies on how to interrogate prisoners held overseas .


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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Amnesty International

Secret detention in Syria: "We could hear the screams of torture victims"

When Shappal Ibrahim, a peaceful activist with the Union of Young Kurds, was approached by a Syrian government official claiming to be a fellow supporter of the country's "revolution", he did not realize it was part of a ploy to detain him for his human rights activities.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Prison

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Troopers nab driver accused of playing cop

Anchorage man uses phony badge to avoid traffic: An Anchorage man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flashing a phony law enforcement badge so he could avoid traffic while speeding down the Old Glenn Highway, Alaska State Troopers write.


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The Independent

Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter.


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Former infantryman sentenced to 17 years in prison

A former Army infantryman who spent time in military prison has been sentenced to 17 years in a state facility after being convicted of a home invasion.


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MSNBC's Krystal Ball, Guest Blame ISIS Waterboarding on Abu Ghraib, Gitmo

MSNBC's Krystal Ball substituted for Ronan Farrow as host of his MSNBC show on Friday and remarked with a guest during a segment on the Islamic terror group ISIS that their reported waterboarding of their captives, including the late James Foley, can be blamed on the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and what happened at Abu Ghraib in ... (more)


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Bangkok Post

Brawling soldiers thrown into jail

The army has jailed a group of soldiers for getting into a brawl with air force officers and given their leader additional duties cleaning and cooking for other inmates.


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The Miami Herald

Westerners linked to extremist groups in Syria

As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad.


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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fox News

Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

If the Middle East were one big room, Qatar would be the elephant, according to a growing number of regional experts who believe the oil rich emirate is propping up violent jihadists around the globe even as it poses as a U.S. ally and would-be broker of peace.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Daily Kos

The UN slams the US government over wide-spread racial discrimination against Persons of Color

Reprint rights to this article are hereby granted. You may post all of it or part of it to the blog of your choice.


Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Northwest Florida Daily News

Globetrotting Air Force attorney honored for outstanding work

Scott Martin's nearly three decades as an attorney for the Air Force has taken him across the world and into the middle of some complicated legal issues.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Fort Walton Beach, FL