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  1. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A sign of support of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in Hailey, Idaho June 1, 2014. A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him.

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  2. Obama may release even MORE Guantanamo Bay detainees this year, administration officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Daily Mail

    Just 132 prisoners remain; Obama wants to transfer 64 of them who have been cleared by a review board, leaving 66 in custody But Y emeni detainees who make up more than half the inmate population that have been OK'd for release are unable to return home Other detainees would have to be moved to U.S. prisons - a solution that's been met shouts of 'Not In My Backyard' by lawmakers in the past Obama has been trying to close Cuba-based facility since he ran for office in 2008 but has been met with resistance by Republicans in Congress He wants to shut it down before he leaves office in January 2017 and may take executive action to get the job done if Congress doesn't come around The president told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday that he would do 'everything I can' to close the prison Over the weekend the Obama administration sent home four Afghans who had been held at the prison for more than ... (more)

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  3. WSJ: Obama to Announce New Round of Gitmo TransfersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    The Obama administration is planning to transfer a new group of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center over the next several weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. According to senior officials, President Barack Obama is also expected to shift the debate about the closure of the base to a fiscal issue, highlighting the cost of $2.7 million per inmate per years.

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  4. Oops! U.S. Offers $5 Mil Reward for Al Qaeda Terrorist it Released From GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Judicial Watch

    Years after liberating an Al Qaeda operative from the military prison at Guantanamo, the United States government has put him on a global terrorist list and offered a $5 million reward for information on his whereabouts. The unbelievable story comes as President Obama frees more and more terrorists-including four to Afghanistan over the weekend- long held in the military compound at the U.S. Naval base in southeastern Cuba.

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  5. Obama pledges to shut down Guantanamo Bay - againRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    'I'm going to do everything I can to close it,' Obama told CNN. In 2008, Obama campaigned on a promise to shut down the facility but hasn't made good on the pledge, due to a string of political, bureaucratic and legal roadblocks.

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  6. Obama signs NDAA, blasts Gitmo provisions - Hagel to be briefed on...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Politico

    Ash Carter, the former acquisition undersecretary who launched Better Buying Power in 2010, is set to become the next defense secretary. And the incoming chairmen of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Rep. Mac Thornberry and Sen. John McCain , view acquisition reform as a top priority.

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  7. Obama CNN Interview: vows to close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasn't yet accomplished. "I'm going to be doing everything I can to close it," Obama said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."

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  8. US sends 4 Afghans back home from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Photo Credit: AP ** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2007 file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.

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  9. The Cuba appeasement and the latest detainee release - is there a connection?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Power Line

    Our restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba and the accompanying swap of prisoners have overshadowed the release of six terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay, after the government of Uruguay agreed to accept the six. On the face of things, the two stories seem unrelated.

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  10. Obama Plans More Gitmo TransfersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    President Barack Obama aims to make 2015 a landmark year in his long-stalled effort to close the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, with plans to announce a flurry of detainee transfers in coming weeks, senior administration officials said.

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  11. Obama to do 'everything I can' to close GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasn't yet accomplished. "I'm going to be doing everything I can to close it," Obama said in an interview with CNN's Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."

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  12. John McCain's Duplicitous Claim: 'I Always Wanted To Close Guantanamo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crooks and Liars

    John McCain was invited onto Candy Crowley's last show on CNN to rebut President Obama's vow to do everything he could to close Guantanamo. President Obama gave Candy Crowley an interview on her last CNN State of the Union show today.

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  13. Obama Vows to Redouble Efforts to Close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    President Barack Obama said on Sunday he is eager to redouble his efforts to release the remaining 131 suspected terrorist inmates at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility so he can close Gitmo's doors forever. "I'm going to be doing everything I can to close it," said Obama.

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  14. Obama to do everythingI can to close GitmoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasnA t yet accomplished. "IA m going to be doing everything I can to close it," Obama said in an interview with CNNA s Candy Crowley that aired Sunday on "State of the Union."

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  15. U.S. returns four to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    In this Oct. 10, 2007 file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

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  16. U.S. sends 4 Afghans back home from GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Recordpub.com

    The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

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  17. Do you trust the Afghan government to monitor former Guantanamo Bay prisoners?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    Not no but h*ll no! Does anybody actually think they can be trusted? Turn them all loose Obozo. That is what you are going to do anyway. You are a martyr of stupidity.

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  18. 4 Guantanamo prisoners transferred to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Four detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced on Saturday. The Afghan detainees were released late on Friday at the request of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani - an indication, one senior administration official said, "of the confidence we have in the new government" in Kabul.

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  19. U.S. transfers 4 more Guantanamo detainees -- this time to AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan. The Defense Department identified them as Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir.

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  20. 4 Gitmo Prisoners Released For Return To AfghanistanRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    The United States has released four Afghan detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who were returned to Afghanistan - the latest in a series of releases of inmates in recent weeks. Reuters says: "The men were flown to Kabul overnight aboard a U.S. military plane and released to Afghan authorities, the first such transfer of its kind to the war-torn country since 2009, a U.S. official said."

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