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President Barack Obama makes a statement about the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as his parents, Jani Bergdahl and Bob Bergdahl listen May 31, 2014 in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: J.H. Owen-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Gitmo Detainees Exchanged For Bergdahl Could Return To Terrorism

President Barack Obama said during a news conference in Poland Tuesday that that five released Guantanamo Bay detainees could return to terrorism.

06/03/2014

Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judges Question Need For Guantanamo Genital Searches

Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.

12/07/2013

President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen restrictions for moving out detainees. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

White House Pushes For Guantanamo Prisoner Transfers

President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal which has frustrated him since he took office. That is setting the White House on a collision course with Congress in its bid to loosen restrictions for moving out detainees.

11/18/2013

A U.S. naval medic explains the feeding chair at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Pentagon, CIA Ordered Its Doctors To Help With Tortures Of Detainees

A new report claims that medical personnel with the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency were ordered to help with the torture of detainees in U.S. custody since 9/11.

11/04/2013

President Barack Obama delivers a statement late Jan. 1, 2013 at the White House in Washington DC. (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

ACLU Says Obama Has ‘Failed The First Test Of His Second Term’

The American Civil Liberties Union says President Obama has already failed in his second term.

01/04/2013

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows a shadow of a soldier next to a placard on the fence line of the "Camp Five" detention facility of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Feinstein: To Believe Terrorists Can’t Be Held In US Prisons Is ‘Plain Wrong’

Sen. Dianne Feinstein still believes President Barack Obama’s 2008 promise of closing Guantanamo Bay and moving alleged terrorists to U.S. prisons can be a reality.

11/29/2012

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