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Guantanamo: Blacked Out Bay (Full Length)

VICE News, Aug 2014

Almost 800 men have been held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility since it was established in 2002. Today, fewer than 150 remain. 100 more words

War On Terror

Terrorism as Theater - By Robert D. Kaplan

Terrorism as Theater

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 – Stratfor

By Robert D. Kaplan

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq was much more than an altogether gruesome and tragic affair: rather, it was a very sophisticated and professional film production deliberately punctuated with powerful symbols. 972 more words

Politics

Reprieve: Hagel ignores media, human rights groups calls for GITMO transparency

Reprieve (001) 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hagel ignores leading NGOs’ call for release of Gitmo force-feeding tapes

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, who oversees Guantanamo Bay prison, has ignored a letter from a group of NGOs including Human Rights Watch, the ACLU, Physicians for Human Rights and Reprieve, in which they ask him to release the videotapes of detainees being force-fed. 995 more words

Obama Administration on Hostage Takers

In case you missed it, the Obama administration has once again made another goof.  This time, the consequences could be deadly for Americans, especially after the what the administration has done this year. 62 more words

Obama

'Blimey': Did WH think Bowe Bergdahl was 'more important' than James Foley?

And today is no exception.

White House principal deputy press secretary Eric “A Good Time Was Had by All” Schultz evidently isn’t feeling so hot: 400 more words

US Politics

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. 702 more words

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