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

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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Related Topix: Prison, Quantico, VA

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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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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New York Post

Wake up, America - the war has hit home

The gruesome beheading of the 40-year-old photojournalist should scream out a warning to any who still doubt: This isn't just some war out there.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Air Force, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Bangkok Post

Jihadists flood internet with violence

A chilling video depicting the apparent murder of a US journalist by jihadists is just the latest salvo in an online war being waged by extremists on social media sites.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Startups, YouTube, Twitter, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Jurist

California passes law banning sterilization of inmates

The bill bans any form of sterilization in a correctional facility for the purposes of birth control unless there is a medical necessity and there is no other alternate procedure available.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Collider

First Camp X-Ray Poster, Plus New Posters for Trash, Horns, White Bird in a Blizzard, and Jessabelle

Camp X-Ray - The first Camp X-Ray for the Guantanamo Bay-set drama makes no mistake about its selling point, as star Kristen Stewart graces almost the entire one-sheet.

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Related Topix: New Post, WI, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Saw 3D, Supernatural, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Piranha

Switched

Inside The Secretive World Of Guantanamo Bay: Vice News Documentary

In the latest installment a new four-part series pulling back the curtain on Guantanamo Bay, a video crew from Vice News found that even the most seemingly mundane lines of inquiry are not welcome at the secretive facility.

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Switched

Daniel McGowan, Jailed For HuffPost Blog, Files Lawsuit Against Bureau Of Prisons

Daniel McGowan may have been the first person thrown in solitary confinement for writing a HuffPost blog.

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

Hot Air

Report: Qatar scuttled Gaza cease-fire for not having seat at Cairo table

Interestingly, this report comes not from a Western or Israeli source but from "a senior Fatah official" who spoke with Al-Hayat, a pan-Arab newspaper based in London.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Muslim Brotherhood, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

The First Post

Cameron gives up holiday as UK executioner raises stakes

The revelation that a US journalist has apparently been executed in cold blood by a British member of the Islamic State raises the stakes for David Cameron's government - and has brought the PM scurrying back to London from his holiday in Cornwall.

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The Age

Murdered by militants: Journalist James Foley.

Just hours after the US announced it would begin air strikes on militants in the north of Iraq, a propaganda video from the Islamic State emerged online with the warning: "We will drown you in blood."

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

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