Guantanamo Bay

The U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Reinstates Federal Courthouse As Preferred Venue For Prosecuting Suspected Terrorists

Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America’s preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.

10/15/2013

Jail cells and meeting area are seen at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 6, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Federal Gov’t Does Not Have To Release Photos, Video Of Saudi Detained At Gitmo

The government does not have to release photographs and dozens of videotapes of a Saudi citizen detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the investigation of the Sept. 11 attacks, a judge ruled Friday after concluding they do not depict illegal conduct, evidence of mistreatment or potential sources of governmental embarrassment.

09/13/2013

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Woman Arrested After Jumping White House Fence

The Secret Service says a woman is under arrest and in the custody of District of Columbia police after jumping over the White House fence on Wednesday.

06/26/2013

File photo of courtroom.(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

WikiLeaks Trial Focuses On Gitmo Detainee Records

The court-marshal of an Army private who sent troves of classified documents to WikiLeaks is turning to information gathered from Guantanamo Bay detainees.

06/12/2013

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. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

McCain, Feinstein Join White House Official In Trip To Guantanamo Bay

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.

06/07/2013

President Barack Obama (right) and former President George W. Bush. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Despite Past Campaign Promises, Obama National Security Record Very Similar To George W. Bush

Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama presides over a national security apparatus that in many ways still resembles the one left behind by President George W. Bush. Drones are killing terrorism suspects, the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, holds “enemy combatants” and the government secretly collects telephone records of millions of Americans.

06/07/2013

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. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Guantanamo Detainees Ask Federal Judge To Stop ‘Genital Searches’

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.

06/05/2013

The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

US Sends 125 Troops To Reinforce Tense Guantanamo Bay

The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico.

06/05/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, DC, May 23, 2013. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Politics Keeping U.S. From Closing ‘Facility That Should Never Have Been Opened’

President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Thursday, making a speech that focused entirely on his administration’s counterterrorism efforts and policies, finishing his address with several comments regarding the continued existence of the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

05/23/2013

This image reviewed by the US military shows the guard tower at the front gate of "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facility of the Joint Detention Group at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Guard Shoots Gitmo Detainee With ‘Rubber Bullet’ To Quell Disturbance

The Pentagon admits that a Guantanamo Bay detainee was struck by a “rubber bullet” in an effort to quell a disturbance at the prison.

03/08/2013

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