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Guantanamo Inmates Swapped For Bergdahl Could Move Freely

A one year travel ban is set to expire for five senior Taliban leaders released from Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

05/27/2015

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Military Bans McDonald’s, Outside Meals At Guantanamo Bay Attorney Meetings

New U.S. military regulations have banned lawyers for Guantanamo Bay inmates from bringing food to their clients – a move that critics and attorneys say severs a vital emotional link to the outside world.

05/27/2015

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)

Female Gitmo Guard: No-Touch Rule Diminished Me as Soldier

A female soldier at Guantanamo Bay says an order barring women from jobs that require physical contact with male prisoners makes her feel less of a soldier.

01/28/2015

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Sen. Ayotte: ‘Now Is Not The Time To Be Emptying Guantanamo’

Citing the terrorist attacks in Paris, newly empowered Republican senators on Tuesday proposed restrictions on President Barack Obama’s ability to transfer terror suspects out of the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the remainder of his term.

01/14/2015

Sen. Al Franken, Democrat from Minnesota, speaks about net neutrality for the Internet during a discussion hosted by the Free Press Action Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 8, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Franken To Obama: Don’t Bypass Congress To Close Gitmo

In their race for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat, Sen. Al Franken and Republican challenger Mike McFadden are arguing about a controversial high-security prison some 2,000 miles away.

10/14/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01:  Jill Tahmooressi (L) testifies about her son Andrew Tahmooressi while Montel Williams listens, during a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill October 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Subcommittee is hearing testimony on Andrew Tahmooressi who is being held in a Mexican prison for bringing firearms over the border after making a wrong turn.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mom: Jailed Marine In Mexico Suffering Greatly

A Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country tried to kill himself after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution, his tearful mother told a House panel Wednesday. She said her son was suffering an ordeal worse than his two combat tours in Afghanistan.

10/01/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

‘The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous’: GAO Says Pentagon Broke Law With Bergdahl Swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

08/22/2014

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Army: Bergdahl Moved To Outpatient Care

The U.S. Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas.

06/22/2014

This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities 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)

FBI Questions Disrupt 9/11 Case At Guantanamo

Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attack say the FBI has questioned more people who work as support staff on their legal teams than previously disclosed, a development that may prompt a new detour in an already snarled case as the war crimes tribunal reconvened Monday at this U.S. base.

06/16/2014

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