Defense lawyers say CIA Director Haspel tainted the 9/11 trial

Last time it was President Trump’s tweets. This time it’s CIA Director Gina Haspel’s confirmation testimony. Defense attorneys in their latest unlawful influence motion say as recently as May an administration official has contaminated the potential military jury in the September 11 case through public statements.


Lawyers for 8 Guantánamo detainees say war has changed enough to let them go

Lawyers for eight uncharged inmates at Guantánamo mounted an enough-is-enough argument in a 90-minute federal court session, saying it's time for prisoners scooped up in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks to be afforded due process and let go. Justice Department lawyers argued that the president's war powers permit their detention until the forever war is over.

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.

US military adjusts for Ramadan at Guantánamo

While the Guantánamo detainees pray, the military makes special accommodations during the Muslim holy month. The kitchen prepares extra meals for a midnight snack for the men, who usually don't get a food option in the middle of the night.