Guantanamo Bay Detention Center

Warren: I Would Close Gitmo

During Thursday’s “PBS NewsHour” Politico Democratic debate, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) pledge to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility if she is elected president. Moderator Yamiche Alcindor asked, “Would you pledge to finally close the detention facility,

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) gestures as she delivers an economic policy speech on December 12, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Obama Transfers Accused bin Laden Bodyguard from Gitmo to Montenegro

As President Obama’s last year in office winds down and he comes to the realization that he won’t be able to close the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention facility like he promised in 2008, he’s been busy transferring inmates to other countries as a fallback plan. This month, Obama has sent Osama bin Laden’s alleged bodyguard to the country of Montenegro.

Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi in an image provided by his attorney. David Remes / AP

Former Spy Claims UK Knew of Guantanamo ‘Torture’

A former senior British intelligence officer wants to give evidence that the country’s security services knew about what he claims was the ‘torture’ of inmates at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, a newspaper reported.The former officer is seeking permission

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