Jan 26

Female guards at Gitmo file discrimination complaints

Some female soldiers at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-client meetings, a military judge said Monday.

Guantanamo inmate Fayiz Mohammed Ahmed al-Kandari put on a white cap and the traditional Middle Eastern white cotton shirt and pants on Thursday, in preparation for making his case to officials on why he no longer poses a risk to…

Jun 03

Tuesday’s primary headliners: Mississippi and Iowa

Today in the Morning Line: Primary day in Mississippi and Iowa Chris McDaniel: The tea party’s last, best hope? Can Ernst get to 35 percent? Another incumbent in trouble in California Obama defends prisoner swap Mississippi, Iowa headline Tuesday’s…

Jun 02

Lawmakers worry prisoner swap sets a troubling precedent

Even in the first hours of Bergdahl's handoff to U.S. special forces in eastern Afghanistan, it was clear this would not be an uncomplicated yellow-ribbon celebration. Five terrorist suspects also walked free, stirring a debate in Washington over whether the…

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