Ireland has agreed to take in two detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, Irish Justice Minister Dermot Ahern said Wednesday, making it one of the first European countries to accept detainees for resettlement.
President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney's outlined their views on national defense policy Thursday in competing speeches. Here are some excerpts from both.
President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney each defended their views on national defense policy Thursday, with Obama emphasizing the need to close Guantanamo and Cheney insisting that enhanced interrogation yielded valuable information. Kwame Holman reports.
President Barack Obama defended his decision to close the Guantanamo prison camp Thursday and pledged to work with Congress to develop a system for imprisoning detainees who may need to come to the U.S. if they can't be tried or…
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney spoke Thursday at the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute immediately after President Obama's domestic policy address. Here is the text of his speech, as prepared for delivery:…
After the release of new details on the approval of harsh U.S. interrogation tactics, two lawmakers weigh in on whether any of the officials involved should be investigated.
A newly-declassified Senate panel report shed new light on the approval of harsh interrogation tactics used on terrorism suspects at Iraq's Abu Ghraib and the Guantanamo military prison camp. Kwame Holman reports.
The Obama administration decided Thursday to make public a series of long-secret Bush-era memos detailing the legal justification for harsh interrogation tactics used on terrorism suspects. NPR's Ari Shapiro updates the story.
President Obama signed an executive order Thursday to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp for foreign terrorism suspects within a year. An NPR reporter discusses the plan and what may happen next to the facility's detainees.
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