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Jennifer Bendery

Obama Regrets Not Closing Guantanamo Prison 'On The First Day'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that if he could go back and do his presidency over again, he would have immediately shut down the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Stop Force-Feeding Gitmo Detainees, Democratic Senator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Wednesday urged Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to reconsider force-feeding hunger strikers at the Gua...

Obama Administration Lifts Veil Of Secrecy On Gitmo Detainees

Miami Herald | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The Obama administration Monday lifted a veil of secrecy surrounding the status of the detainees at Guantánamo, for...

Gitmo Lawyer Jabs Obama For Pointing Fingers Over Prison

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Martha Rayner, a Fordham University law professor who has represented a number of Guantanamo detainees, accused President Barack Obama of ducking his ...

Matt Sledge

At Least 12 Guantanamo Detainees Cleared For Release Take Part In Hunger Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- They are free to go, but they're going nowhere. One of the reasons the United States prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is in the mid...

Protests Mark Dubious Milestone

Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Human rights groups plan protests worldwide on Wednesday to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. military detention camp a...

Michael McAuliff

Obama's Indefinite Detention Law Could Refill Gitmo

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama failed two years ago to close the infamous Guantanamo Bay prison, and with Wednesday marking the 10th anniversary...

Andrea Stone

WH Advisor John Brennan To Congress: Stop Playing Politics With 'Counterterrorism Cavalry'

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House's chief counterterrorism advisor expressed frustration Thursday that the administration remains unable to make good on i...

Obama Administration Preparing Order For Indefinite Detention Of Some Guantanamo Detainees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ProPublica's Dafna Linzer reports: The White House is preparing an Executive Order on indefinit...

John Brennan: All Former Detainees Who Returned to Terrorism Were Released By Bush

ABC | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a letter to congressional leaders sent Monday night, White House adviser John Brennan, the assistant to President Obama for homeland security and c...

Philip Carter, Key Official In Guantanamo Closure, Resigns

The Washington Post | Peter Finn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A key official in the Obama administration's effort to remake detention policy and close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay has resigned. Philip C...

Government Rushes Towards Gitmo Plea Deals With Few Strong Cases

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the United States moves to prosecute Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four others accused of being conspirators behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, feder...

White House Drafts Executive Order To Allow Indefinite Detention Of Terror Suspects

ProPublica | Dafna Linzer and Peter Finn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close Guantanamo, has drafted an executive order that would reasser...