World Jul 27, 2015

Some Guantanamo inmates would go to U.S. under new plan: Obama aide

A plan being drafted for closing the Guantanamo military jail will call for the transfer to U.S. prisons of possibly dozens of inmates deemed too dangerous to release, President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser said, setting up a fight with congressional opponents. Outlining the White House ...

World Jul 25, 2015

Belgium arrests two former Guantanamo inmates on terrorism charges

Belgium has arrested two former detainees at Guantanamo prison on charges of terrorism, saying the men are suspected of seeking recruits to fight in Syria, the federal prosecutor's office said Friday. The two men, who were held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval base in ...

U.S. considers military trial for Russian detainee

World Dec 18, 2013

U.S. considers military trial for Russian detainee

The Obama administration is actively considering the use of a military commission in the United States to try a Russian who was captured fighting with the Taliban several years ago and has been held by the U.S. military at a detention facility near Bagram ...

Guantanamo's fate tied to Afghan exit

World | ANALYSIS Oct 19, 2013

Guantanamo's fate tied to Afghan exit

The approaching end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan could help President Barack Obama move toward what he has said he wanted to do since his first day in office: close the American prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Blocked by Congress from releasing or transferring ...