Graphic videotapes of a Guantanamo Bay detainee being removed from his cell and force-fed will remain secret for some time to come, an appellate court hearing made clear Friday. With the Obama administration still resisting any release, and new ... Miami Herald, 2 weeks ago
The Navy has decided against discharging a nurse who refused to force-feed detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the officer's attorney said Wednesday. Last month, the service dropped its effort to dismiss the unnamed 18-year veteran for refusing to ...Air Force Times, 1 week ago Navy nurse who refused to force-feed at Guantanamo keeps his job MSN News US, 1 week ago
Today the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB), the group tasked with determining whether detainees are a continuing threat to the United States or can be released, held a hearing for detainee Abdul Shalabi. Alleged to have been one of Osama bin ...Human Rights First, 1 month ago
The US military has a problem with sexual violence. That's the conclusion of the Universal Periodic Review Panel, a UN panel that aims to address the human rights records of the 193 UN member states. This is the second time that the panel has ...Mother Jones, 1 week ago
1 Ex-Guantanamo inmate released: A former Guantanamo Bay inmate convicted of killing a U.S. soldier was released on bail Thursday after a judge refused a last-ditch attempt by the Canadian government to keep him imprisoned. Toronto-born Omar Khadr ...San Francisco Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
We are confronted every week by stories of the most barbaric crimes committed by Muslim terrorists. We want to do everything we can to protect ourselves and catch and punish these evil people. In these circumstances, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton 's ...Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago
Marines tragedy in Nepal; China selling drones to Jordan?; Rapid response force for the Gulf?; Gitmo in limbo; And a bit more.
There were no survivors from the helicopter with six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers on board that had gone missing in the mountains of Nepal while on recovery operations Tuesday, U.S. military officials said this morning. The helicopter was found ...Defense One, 1 week ago
This legislation has been offered as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, an annual military policy bill. We oppose the Walorski Amendment for the same reasons listed below. An updated version of this letter was sent to the House ...Noodls, 1 week ago
loading... Author: , Adjunct Senior Fellow for International and National Security Law October 2, 2011 Washington Post The killing of the U.S.-born al-Qaeda cleric along with another U.S. citizen and two other al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen is ...Council On Foreign Relations, 1 week ago
By Paul J. Springer* For as long as humans have engaged in warfare, some unfortunates have been forced to surrender to the enemy and place their trust in the people who previously they had tried to kill. Surrendering on the battlefield is one of ...Eurasia Review, 2 weeks ago
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