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.
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.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees are asking a federal judge to stop what they describe as new “genital searches” for detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico.
Obama: Not ‘Constitutional For The Government To Target Or Kill Any US Citizen’ With A Drone Without Due Process
President Obama revealed clearer guidelines for drone strikes during a counterterrorism policy speech Thursday.
A Guantanamo Bay detainee says he feels abandoned by President Barack Obama and the world after more than 10 years at the U.S. prison.