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.
Abu Wa'el Dhiab is one of six former Guantanamo detainees who were resettled in Uruguay this week, after being held for more than a decade without being charged. Cori Crider, lawyer for the former prisoner, talks to Judy Woodruff about…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday ordered the public release of videotapes of a hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay prisoner being forcibly removed from his cell and force-fed.
By Associated Press
The prisoner has gone on a hunger strike and is protesting force feeding administered by his jailers. The Justice Department argues in a court filing that an open hearing risks unauthorized disclosure of classified information.
By Larisa Epatko
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…
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defended the prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a Congressional hearing, the first time an administration official has testified publicly on the deal, saying the U.S. “needed to act swiftly.” Meanwhile, the Washington Post reported…
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford and Simone Pathe
Today in the Morning Line: Heading for a runoff in Miss. Millions more to be spent Cochran backers try to change the narrative Bergdahl debate continues to rage – all about closing Gitmo? Cochran, McDaniel set for runoff: Sen.
By Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij and Rachel Wellford
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…
By Larisa Epatko
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released Saturday after five years of captivity in Afghanistan, faces many challenges but being welcomed back by a loving family won’t be one of them.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
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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