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Ryan J. Reilly

Report: Obama To Announce 'Flurry' Of Guantanamo Transfers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is planning to transfer several additional detainees from Guantanamo over the next several weeks, The Wall Stre...

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FBI Not Investigating Publication Of 9/11 Mastermind's Letter

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI is not investigating how The Huffington Post obtained a copy of a 36-page letter written by Sept. 11 terror mastermind Khalid Sh...

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Miami Herald Protests New 'Culture Of Censorship' At Guantanamo

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.09.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The Miami Herald’s top editor called on the Department of Defense to withdraw new media restrictions at the U.S. military prison in Gu...

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Gitmo Prosecutors Want Probe Into KSM 'Propaganda' Leak To HuffPost

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Government prosecutors have asked a military judge to investigate how The Huffington Post obtained 36-page manifesto written by alleged ...

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's Secret Gitmo Prison Is Falling Apart

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The secretive U.S. military facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, that holds so-called high-value detainees like Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shei...

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Obama Renews Effort To Close Gitmo Prison In State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than five years after he signed an executive order to close the military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, President Barack Obama...

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Congress' NDAA Deal Could Make It Easier For Obama To Finally Close Guantanamo

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate and House Armed Services committees have reached a deal that would, for the first time, loosen restrictions that impede the P...

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'Most Transparent Administration' Won't Say How Many Guantanamo Detainees Are Hunger Striking

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Military authorities in Guantanamo are now refusing to say how many detainees are participating in a long-term hunger strike that began ...

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Eric Holder: 9/11 Defendants 'Would Be On Death Row' If Case Proceeded In Federal Court Instead Of Gitmo

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defendants currently awaiting a military trial in Guantanamo Bay in connection with the Sept. 11 attacks "would be on death row as we sp...

Obama Pressured On Guantanamo

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than four months after President Barack Obama promised to take steps towards closing the military prison facilities at Guantanamo B...

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Guantanamo Stops Daily Release Of Hunger Strike Numbers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Military officials at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp announced on Monday that they would stop automatically releasing the numbers of det...

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Gitmo Loves '50 Shades Of Grey'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Military officials gave a congressional delegation a tour of Guantanamo's secretive Camp Seven last week and told a visiting congr...

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Guantanamo Transfers Restart As Obama Sends Two Detainees To Algeria

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Guantanamo Bay detainees will soon be headed home to Algeria. Following what one military official called an "intensive review," ...

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Most Guantanamo Hunger Strikers Ate Meal: Defense Department

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly all of the 102 Guantanamo detainees currently on the military's hunger strike list have eaten a meal within the past day, a Defen...

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Senators To Obama: Force-Feedings 'Should Be Alarming To All Of Us'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Senate Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to end force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay. "We ... encourage you to direct the De...

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Guantanamo Hunger Strike Grows For First Time In Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of hunger-strikers being tracked by the military in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, rose for the first time in nearly three weeks, the ...

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Why Gitmo Hunger Strike Numbers Probably Won't Slip Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It took a long time for the 100 detainees currently recognized as hunger strikers by the U.S. military to be added to that list, because...

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Guantanamo Hunger Strike Lays Bare Detainees' Growing Desperation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- For weeks, said Army Col. John V. Bogdan, the man in charge of Guantanamo’s detention facilities, he had tried to...

Military Takes Action In Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

About 40 sailors arrived at the Guantanamo Bay over the weekend to help deal with a hunger strike involving 100 of the 166 detainees being held on the...

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Guantanamo Hunger Strike Grows

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of Guantanamo Bay detainees officially recognized as hunger strikers by the military rose to 94 on Thursday, a spokesman said...

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Guantanamo Supervisor Was Featured On 'Hotel Hell'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man charged with supervising the operation of military commissions at Guantanamo Bay was previously featured on a Fox reality show w...