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  1. 'Bergdahl swap killed deal for Kayla'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Iol.co.za

    ... to her jailers increased after the White House agreed last year to exchange five Taliban militants held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years in captivity after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. ...

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  2. Obama faces a troubling ally in QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Washington Examiner

    ... up that was holding Bergdahl, made the swap possible. The five senior Taliban figures the U.S. freed from the Guantanamo Bay prison were then allowed to live in exile in Doha, along with other Muslim militants,

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  3. Dead aid worker's kin slam prisoner dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Columbian

    ... the Bergdahl swap. Some U.S. lawmakers were outraged by the exchange of five Taliban commanders held at the Guantanamo Bay prison for the Idaho native who left his post in Afghanistan and was captured and held by the Taliban for five years. The ...

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  4. Kayla Mueller's Family Says Bergdahl Deal Hurt Her Chance for FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | TIME.com

    The family of an American aid worker who died while in ISIS captivity said the prisoner swap deal that freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban last year hurt efforts to secure the release of their daughter. Relatives of Kayla Mueller told NBC on Monday that her captors' demands, which started with a $6.2 million ransom, increased after the White House exchanged five Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for Bergdahl, who had spent five years in captivity, Reuters reports.

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  5. Newman/My Turn: His voice needs to be heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Recorder

    ... want to read the recently published "Guantanamo Diary," a gripping and harrowing book written in 2005 in the Guantanamo Bay prison camp by Mohamedou Ould Slahi (edited by Larry Siems). Slahi is still locked up there. It took seven years of ...

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  6. Family of U.S. aid worker: Bergdahl deal emboldened her captorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Star Online

    ... to her jailers increased after the White House agreed last year to exchange five Taliban militants held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years in captivity after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009. ...

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  7. ISIS Parades Captured Kurdish Fighters Through Kirkuk In CagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Breitbart.com

    ... State stuffed its prisoners into orange jumpsuits because they were enraged by the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Why are these Kurdish and Iraqi prisoners wearing orange jumpsuits?

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  8. Bergdahl swap spoiled talks for ISIS captive Mueller: familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New York Daily News

    ... But those talks fell apart after the Obama administration agreed to release five top Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Bergdahl, 28, according to Mueller's brother, Eric. Bergdahl disappeared in June 2009 after expressing ...

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  9. Slain hostage's father blasts US policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Hill

    ... family also said that the decision last summer to trade five prisoners from the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for captive soldier Bowe Bergdahl "made the whole situation worse." "That made the whole situation worse," said Eric Mueller, ...

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  10. Lost amid fiery rhetoric: progress toward closing GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Towers overlooking a U.S. detention facility are silhouetted against a morning sunrise at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba on Oct. 18, 2012. This undated photo taken by the International Red Cross released by attorney David Remes shows Remes' client Abdalmalik Wahab taken as he is held at the detention center on the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  11. OPINION | Although the torture was real, all David Hicks can do is move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Border Mail

    ... his guilty plea could not stand. He had admitted to a crime that did not exist. A conviction of another Guantanamo Bay detainee had already been overturned on this basis. A US court held that the acts of that person could not be turned into a crime ...

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  12. Turkey evacuates historic tomb threatened by ISRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Scoop

    ... been captured and 82 are still missing after pro-Russian rebels seized the key town of Debaltseve. A former Guantanamo Bay detainee says he's relieved he has finally been declared innocent by a US military court of providing support for terrorism. ...

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  13. Retired Chicago detective focus of British newspaper investigationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Chicago Tribune

    Richard Zuley, a Chicago police detective in 1990, talks to people at Argyle and Broadway while working a murder case. In 2003, he was on a special assignment as an interrogator at Guantanamo Bay.

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  14. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 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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  15. Aussie's Terror Sentence Reversed on AppealRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Courthouse News Service

    An Australian man held prisoner at Guantanamo Bay for years had his terrorism conviction reversed by a military appeals commission. In 2007, David Hicks pleaded guilty to providing material support to terrorism in a military commission trial, after he had been incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay since 2001.

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  16. Former Gitmo Detainees In Uruguay Whine About Having To WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Daily Caller

    Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in this January 11, 2002 file photograph. A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

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  17. Obama's Weakness Strengthens ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | News Max

    ... hijack the religion. If he is sincere about that, then why does he want to let the worst of that bunch out of Guantanamo Bay and shower them with civil rights? If he is determined to convince peaceful Muslims that we recognize they are not like the ...

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  18. From Chicago To GitmoRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Balloon Juice

    This Spencer Ackerman piece in The Guardian on former Chicago cop Richard Zuley hasn't gotten nearly enough attention. It details a major investigation by the paper into Zuley, who went from Chicago to Gitmo as a Naval reservist after a 20-plus year career as a police detective, and brought the kind of brutal police intimidation and abuse usually reserved for black suspects in Chicago's north side to the interrogation rooms at Guantanamo Bay in order to get confessions.

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  19. Aussie jihadists were on the doleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | NEWS.com.au

    ... shouldn't hold his breath waiting for compensation or an apology from the US Government for his time spent in Guantanamo Bay. JULIE Bishop has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to save the condemned Bali Nine duo. Some officials say her hard ...

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  20. Afghan Taliban might come to the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Nation

    ... in Afghanistan in 2009, was freed in a controversial prisoner swap for five inmates from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A senior aide to Ghani, who declined to be identified, said the Afghan government had asked that talks be held in ...

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