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Obama Transfers Two Guantánamo Detainees to Serbia, One to Italy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration has transferred three prisoners out of the U.S. military detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in the last few days — one was taken to Italy and two were sent to Serbia, bringing the prison population down to 76, according to the Pentagon.

US Navy guards escort a detainee through Camp Delta, June 10, 2008. REUTERS/DOD/1ST LT. SARAH CLEVELAND

Report: Pentagon to ‘Restructure’ U.S. War on Terror

President Barack Obama’s Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to intensify its already heavy reliance on U.S. special operations forces as part of an effort to overhaul the modus operandi of America’s war against Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists and other terrorists, reports The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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Pentagon Unable to Explain How $800 Million Program in Afghanistan Failed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Defense (DOD) told the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a congressionally-appointed watchdog agency, that it cannot explain how a project costing U.S. Taxpayers nearly $800 million failed to produce “the intended economic growth or stabilization outcomes that justified its creation.”

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Obama’s ‘Smart Guns’ Already Failed in California

“Smart Guns” failed in California in March 2014 and in Maryland in May 2014, yet President Obama’s executive gun control contained an order directing the DOD, DOJ, and Homeland Security to explore ways to “further” the use of “smart guns.”

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