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  • Permanent imprisonment at Guantanamo betrays American values

    Permanent imprisonment at Guantanamo betrays American values
    One hundred prisoners held in the American detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are engaged in a hunger strike -- a desperate attempt to get the attention of President Obama, who was elected in 2008 having promised to shut the place down. Not only...
  • U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative

    U.S. delays Miranda rights for captured Al Qaeda operative
    WASHINGTON — The Al Qaeda terrorist suspect known as Abu Anas al Liby has the right to remain silent under U.S. law, but none of his American interrogators have told him that yet, U.S. officials say. The 49-year-old Libyan was grabbed by U.S....
  • Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York

    Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York
    WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
  • Shocking Mos Def video sheds light on force-feeding of Gitmo detainees

    Shocking Mos Def video sheds light on force-feeding of Gitmo detainees
    What is it like to be force-fed by a tube jammed up your nose while shackled to a restraint chair? Mos Def demonstrates the procedure in a stomach-churning new video on the Guardian’s website meant to shed light on what the Guantanamo Bay...
  • Libyan terror suspect arrives in N.Y. to face trial in embassy attack

    Libyan terror suspect arrives in N.Y. to face trial in embassy attack
    NEW YORK--Nine days after U.S. forces nabbed him in a secret raid in Libya, the terrorism suspect known as Abu Amas al Liby has arrived in New York to face charges in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa and could make his first court appearance...
  • Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground

    Palmdale boy has unexpected visitor on the playground
    Six-year-old Joseph Bonner cried frequently in school. He struggled through tears to write his ABCs. He broke down on the playground. He wept when his pencil broke. He could barely get through a school day, his mother and teacher said. The typically...
  • Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief

    Obama to nominate former Pentagon lawyer as Homeland Security chief
    WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to nominate former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to be secretary of Homeland Security, a senior administration official confirmed Thursday. Obama is expected to make the announcement Friday afternoon at the...
  • Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo

    Al Qaeda leader vows to free Muslims from U.S. prisons, Guantanamo
    Al Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri has vowed in a video released Wednesday to break out Muslim prisoners from U.S. penitentiaries and the heavily fortified compound for terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The blustery threat to retaliate for U.S....
  • Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters

    Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters
    FT. MEADE, Md. — The start of a fresh round of pretrial hearings Monday in the military trial of the five alleged top Sept. 11 terror plotters was delayed after two of the men complained about legal restrictions and the judge for the first ordered...
  • Goldberg: We can't trust Obama

    Goldberg: We can't trust Obama
    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • McManus: Rebooting the war on terror

    McManus: Rebooting the war on terror
    President Obama's speech last week on the future course of America's 11-year-old war against Al Qaeda was long overdue. Never before has he offered the public such a detailed explanation of his anti-terrorism strategy. In part, that's surely because...