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  1. General likely to question Bergdahl next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... Paktika province. Bergdahl was released May 31 in exchange for five prominent Taliban prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay prison. The Obama administration move sparked anger among Republicans in Congress, and Fidell said Bergdahl has since become ...

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  2. Wednesday's Editorial: Let Khadr tell his own storyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... Journal says in an editorial. Canadians have been fed a steady diet of second-hand information about former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr for years. His story deserves a recap, for all who have forgotten the 15-year-old boy locked away by ...

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  3. House Panel Condemns Obama For Bergdahl Swap With TalibanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    ... raises national security concerns about the transfer of the five Taliban, who had been held at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than a decade, and the "repercussions of negotiating with terrorists." The Comments: Non-binding, but ...

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  4. US House Panel Condemns Obama for Prisoner SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... officials could return to the Afghan battlefield. Five senior Taliban members were released from detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Bergdahl, who had disappeared from his post in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan on June 30, ...

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  5. .com | House condemns Obama prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    ... The resolution also expresses national security concerns about transferring the five from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar. They had been held there for more than a decade. The nation's seven top military leaders have said the United ...

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  6. House panel condemns Obama for Bergdahl swap - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PSTRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... raises national security concerns about the transfer of the five Taliban, who had been held at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than a decade, and the "repercussions of negotiating with terrorists." The measure also expresses relief that ...

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  7. Panel vote condemns Obama for prisoner swapRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Obama broke the law by failing to tell legislators at least 30 days before releasing prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from U.S. custody. It says the release of the five inmates, who had been held more than 10 years, endangered national ...

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  8. House Committee Votes To Condemn Obama On Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner SwapRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Switched

    ... voted for the resolution, which raises national security concerns about releasing Taliban members from the Guantanamo Bay detention center and warns that the president has eroded trust among members of Congress. Two Democrats also voted for it: ...

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  9. House committee rebukes Obama over Bergdahl dealRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Navy Times

    ... the Pentagon to notify Congress at least 30 days before the transfer of any detainees housed at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The five prisoners sent to Qatar as part of the deal that ended Bergdahl's five years of captivity were housed there, ...

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  10. Like an Evil Witch, CIA Tortured Prisoners in Polish ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gawker

    ... for two men, Saudi-born Abu Zubaydah, and Saudi national Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who are now both inmates at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. military's prison on Cuba. They alleged they were flown in secret to a remote Polish airfield, then transferred to ...

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  11. House panel votes to condemn Obama for Bergdahl-Taliban swap, failure to notify ...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

    ... officials could return to the Afghanistan battlefield. Five senior Taliban were released from detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Bergdahl, who had disappeared from his post in Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009. ...

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  12. Obama's Taliban Five trade violated the law, say lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Barack Obama 's releasing of five top-ranking Taliban fighters detained in the U.S. detention center at the Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), Cuba, military base on May 31. According to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard "Buck" McKeon , R-Calif., ...

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  13. Make My DayENGAGED? Engaged in What?Read the original story

    Aug 13, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  14. Ruth Ann Dailey: It's no summer of love for the flustered LeftRead the original story

    Sunday | Post-gazette.com

    ... have been captured as a result of deserting his post, in exchange for five high-level Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay. What the Obama administration thought would be greeted as a triumph instead provoked considerable bipartisan outrage. No ...

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  15. European Court exposes illegal detention facilities linked to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Jurist

    ... CIA programs, which allegedly involved torture against detainees. In October of 2013, the lawyer for five Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] prisoners charged with plotting the 9/11 attacks asked [JURIST report] Obama in an open letter to ...

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  16. Thought for the day: Political accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Daily Republic

    ... pay to include areas in the Middle East. Never mind the infamous five-for-one trade of terrorists from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for a soldier who may have walked away from his post in Afghanistan five years ago, thus making the military ... 1 comment

  17. Federal judge says U.S. government can steal unlimited money from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | NewsTarget.com

    The Department of Defense is not obligated to return money it seized from a Guantanamo Bay detainee that was eventually released to Algeria, according to a federal judge.

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  18. One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately: judge WASHINGTON : A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled that one of the five alleged September 11 plotters, Yemeni Ramzi Binalshibh, ... (more)

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  19. Omar Abdullah claims US prisoner swap brokered by Taliban, 'spectacular achievement'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Newkerala.com

    ... ive for five years, in exchange for five Taliban commanders who had been incarcerated by the United States at Guantanamo Bay prison.

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  20. US clears Kuwaiti for release from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | News Observer

    - The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism. The U.S. Periodic Review Board, which is reviewing the cases of ... 1 comment