Guantanamo Bay

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

Guantanamo Bay

Report: White House Seeking To Resume Talks With Taliban To Exchange Gitmo Prisoners For US POW

The family of the lone known U.S. prisoner of war says it’s “cautiously optimistic” about reported renewed efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to win his freedom.

02/18/2014

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)

Group Demands Pentagon To Take Down ‘Unconstitutional Nativity Scenes’ At Guantanamo Bay

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is demanding the Pentagon remove Nativity scenes at Guantanamo Bay.

12/18/2013

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

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