Former CIA captives are getting their first video chats with family a decade or more after they disappeared into the agency's dark sites, out of reach of lawyers, family and the International Red Cross.
A chronically ill Egyptian prisoner who was brought to Guantánamo a decade ago as a suspected al-Qaida explosives expert went before an inter-agency parole board Thursday and, in the small slice the public was permitted to see, didn’t say a word — and neither did his attorney.
AP takes a look at the American political controversy over how many former Guantánamo detainees are suspected of or have been confirmed to ‘reengage,’ and concludes it cannot evaluate the secret U.S. intelligence independently.
At the base where it costs $3.1 million a year to house a war-on-terror prisoner, according to Congressional estimates, the Pentagon is building a new K-12 school for the children of sailors stationed there at a price tag of $237,054 per pupil.
The Pentagon is requiring military judges to stay on the U.S. base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in an effort to speed trials, including a long-delayed one for the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
A military judge ordered officials at the U.S. Navy base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday to stop using female guards to move the five defendants in the Sept. 11 case to court and back and to meetings with their lawyers.