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  1. Republicans Urge Obama Not To Lose Grip On Gitmo To CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    On Friday, two Republican House committee chairmen sent President Obama a letter urging him not to fold to demands from Cuban President Raul Castro to return Guantanamo Bay to Cuba. Although the White House has vigorously denied the idea that there's any chance Gitmo will end up in Cuban hands, Rep. Mac Thornberry of the Armed Services Committee and Rep. Ed Royce of the Foreign Affairs Committee aren't sure that Obama is capable of holding his stance in the process of normalizing relations between the previously estranged countries, The Hill reports .

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  2. Senate panel OKs bill barring most transfers from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Newsday

    In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo reviewed by the U.S. Department of Defense, towers overlooking a U.S. detention facility are silhouetted against a morning sunrise at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. A Republican-led Senate panel on Feb. 12, 2015, narrowly approved legislation that would bar most transfers of terror suspects from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a major roadblock in President Barack Obama's push to close the detention center.

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  3. Gitmo's Worst Terrorists Skype as Part of "Humane Treatment"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Judicial Watch

    In the latest of many fringe benefits extended to the world's most dangerous terrorists the Obama administration is allowing Guantanamo Bay prisoners-including a senior Al Qaeda operative-to speak with family via video chats similar to Skype. The captives are "high-value" detainees locked up in a special top-security wing of the military compound at the U.S. Naval base in southeast Cuba.

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  4. Special relationship? Cameron's plea for UK Gitmo detainee's release 'not prioritized'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Russia Taday

    The British family of Guantanamo detainee Shakar Aamer, who has twice been cleared for release by US authorities, have pleaded for Prime Minister David Cameron to again raise his case with President Barack Obama. Shakar Aamer's family called on Cameron to intervene after it emerged that US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who gives final authorization to free prisoners from Guantanamo, said Aamer's name was " not on his desk ."

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  5. Former Guantanamo detainee in Argentina, calls for asylumRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A former Guantanamo detainee who was resettled in Uruguay has appeared in neighboring Argentina wearing a prison-style orange jumpsuit and asked the country to grant asylum for detainees still at the U.S. detention facility. Abu Wa'el Dhiab told Barricada TV that he believed "the Argentine government could receive the prisoners at Guantanamo here in a humanitarian way."

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  6. Guantanamo Bay: The Inmates Who RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Sky News

    Born in 1968 in Morocco, Chekkouri was captured by Pakistani authorities in 2001 and sent to Guantanamo a year later. He is understood to have co-founded the Moroccan Islamic Fighting Group and was a close associate of Osama bin Laden.

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  7. White House: Obama Will Veto Bill to Delay Transfer of Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The White House said on Thursday that President Barack Obama would veto a bill that would bar most transfers of prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention center until after his presidency.

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  8. Senate Panel Passes Legislation to Block Most Executive Transfers from GitmoRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Gateway Pundit

    Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel admitted in January on CNN that the White House pressured him to increase the pace of release of terrorists from Guantanamo Bay. A Republican-led Senate panel on Thursday narrowly approved legislation that would bar most transfers of terror suspects from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a major roadblock in President Barack Obama's push to close the detention center.

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  9. Senate panel approves bill to ban Guantanamo transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    The Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday approved legislation that would effectively bar further releases of detained terrorists from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the rest of the Obama administration. The bill by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., approved on a 14-12 vote, would bar the release or transfer of any detainees judged to be medium- or high-risk - the vast majority of the 122 who remain at Guantanamo - and would require greater justification for any other release or transfer.

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  10. Former Gitmo Detainee Conducts Media Tour In Argentina, Tells Government To Accept DetaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    It hasn't taken long for former Guantanamo detainee Jihad Diyab, now in Uruguay after being released in December 2014, to lobby the Argentine government to allow more detainees a place of refuge. "I will never forget my friends who are still there, and that's why I've come here, to struggle for justice," 45-year-old Diyab, one of the six detainees released to Uruguay recently, said on Argentine station Radio Madre, Reuters reports .

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  11. White House threatens veto of Gitmo transfers restrictionsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | WTOV9

    The White House says President Barack Obama would veto legislation to restrict detainee transfers out of the Guantanamo Bay prison. Obama spokesman Eric Schultz says the bill introduced by four powerful Republican senators would put "more constraints on a process that should be actually working faster."

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  12. Obama would veto bill to stop transfers of Guantanamo prisoners: White HouseRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    President Barack Obama would veto a bill being considered by Republicans that aims to freeze all transfers of terrorism suspects out of the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, White House spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters on Thursday.

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  13. Obama would veto bill to stop transfers of Guantanamo prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    US President Barack Obama would veto a bill being considered by Republicans that aims to freeze all transfers of terrorism suspects out of the US prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, White House spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters on Thursday. The bill was proposed by Republicans in the wake of attacks by Islamic militant gunmen in Paris in January.

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  14. Former Guantanamo Inmate Asks Argentina to Accept PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Voice of America

    Concertina wire is overgrown with foliage at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.

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  15. The Wingnut Dreamboat from ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Washington Monthly

    Maybe I ought to stop complaining about Joni Ernst being the wave of the future of the GOP. It could be a lot, lot worse, per this angry, worried column from our friend Digby: Newly elected Tom Cotton of Arkansas is one of the youngest members of the Senate, only 37 years old, a graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law and a veteran of both Afghanistan and Iraq.

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  16. Gitmo prison closure hampered by freed detainee's turn to ISRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    During six years behind bars at Guantanamo Bay, Abdul Rauf insisted he was a lowly Taliban foot soldier who delivered bread and tea to combatants, even though he was really a corps commander. He was released in 2007 and sent home to Afghanistan.

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  17. Detainee's memoir exposes horrors of Guantanamo BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | ABC News

    It has taken 10 years to reach the public, but a new memoir has again exposed the horrors of the notorious US detention camp in Guantanamo Bay. The account, entitled Guantanamo Diary, is written by Mohamedou Slahi, a Mauritanian citizen who has been detained since 2001 without charge.

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  18. Former legal adviser talks Gitmo, ISILRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Washington Square News

    Harold Koh, right, spoke with Ryan Goodman on a number of topics including the Forever War and his role in the Obama Administration. Harold Koh, former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State, led a conversation about the United States' ongoing conflict in the Middle East at NYU Law on Wednesday.

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  19. Cotton-ing on to GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | New York Post

    "In my opinion, the only problem with Guantanamo Bay is there are too many empty beds and cells there right now .a <.a <. As far as I'm concerned, every last [captured terrorist] can rot in hell.

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  20. Report: Ex-Gitmo Detainee-Turned ISIS Recruiter Killed in Drone StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | News Max

    Mullah Abdul Rauf, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was released in 2007 and eventually returned to the battlefield, was killed by a United States military drone on Monday. CNN reports that Rauf, who had been working as a recruiter for the Islamic State , was among six militants killed in the strike .

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