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President Barack Obama's goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan. (Dave Martin/Getty Images)

Bergdahl Swap Increases Opposition To Obama’s Promise To Close Guantanamo

President Barack Obama’s goal of closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is facing re-energized opposition from Republicans and increased questioning from fellow Democrats amid widespread anger in Congress over the swap of five Taliban detainees for the last American prisoner of war in Afghanistan.

06/04/2014

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

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in the window of the Hailey Paint and Supply store on Main Street on June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bergdahl Never Listed By Pentagon As Prisoner Of War

In his five years of captivity, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was never listed by the Pentagon as a prisoner of war.

06/03/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Couldn’t Answer Directly If She Would Make Bergdahl Swap If She Were President

Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a measured defense Monday of the Obama administration’s controversial decision to swap five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a U.S. soldier held hostage in Afghanistan, noting that many of America’s allies make similar deals.

06/03/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks to members of the military during a visit to Bagram Airfield on June 1, 2014 in Bagram, Afghanistan. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais - Pool/Getty Images)

Hagel Declines To Say Whether He Believes Bergdahl Attempted To Desert Army, Go AWOL

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday the military operation to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees was not relayed to Congress because officials believed the soldier’s life was in danger.

06/02/2014

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

Experts: Released Gitmo Detainees Likely To Rejoin Taliban

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can expect a buoyant homecoming after five years in Taliban hands, but those in the government who worked for his release face mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won his freedom.

06/02/2014

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GOP Lawmakers: President Obama Violated The Law

Republican lawmakers say President Barack Obama violated U.S. laws when he approved the exchange of an American soldier.

05/31/2014

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)

Blinded Soldier, Widow Sue Former Gitmo Prisoner

An American soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.

05/26/2014

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Taliban Says It Suspends Talks On US Soldier

Afghanistan’s Taliban says it has suspended “mediation” with the United States to exchange captive U.S. soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held in U.S. custody in Guantanamo Bay, halting — at least temporarily — what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old’s freedom since his capture in 2009.

02/23/2014

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)

Guantanamo Prisoner Goes Before Military Tribunal

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner is facing war crimes charges for allegedly helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.

02/20/2014

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