Defense Secretary Ash Carter

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U.S. Transfers 9 Yemeni Detainees from Guantánamo to Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon has announced the transfer of nine Yemeni detainees out of Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to Saudi Arabia as President Barack Obama prepares to visit the Gulf kingdom and continues his efforts to shut down the U.S. military prison.

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Pentagon Chief: Guantánamo Bay Prisoners Too Dangerous to Leave U.S.

Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Ash Carter, while testifying before a House panel Thursday, indicated that some Guantánamo Bay prison detainees must be transferred to the United States because they are too dangerous to be sent to other countries.

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Duncan Hunter: Replace Navy Sec’y over Gender Plan

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) of San Diego is calling on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to replace Navy Secretary Ray Mabus over a demand that the Marine Corps integrate recruit training by gender.