Category Archives: Guantanamo Bay

Obama condemns indefinite detention (and himself)

US President Barack Obama today condemned the Guantanamo Bay prison camp run by US President Barack Obama, channeling the moral outrage last heard on the 2008 campaign trail. “The idea that we would still detain forever a group of individuals … Continue reading

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Twit story

First I was like: But then a federal judge appointed by Barack Obama ruled that under the NDAA, “it is certainly the case that if plaintiffs were detained as a result of their conduct, they could be detained until the … Continue reading

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‘A Decade in the Purgatory Called Guantanamo’

My report for Inter Press Service on the 10th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay.

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Close Guantanamo, Abolish Authority

Check out more pictures here from the rally marking the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

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Yeah, and we don’t invade countries either

From a story claiming the U.S. “came out ahead” with respect to that Iranian nuclear scientist who alleges he was abducted by the CIA: A U.S. official, who is not authorized to talk to the media about such issues, told … Continue reading

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Obama declines to stick up for Gitmo lawyers

In a formal “Statement of Administration Policy” released today, President Obama lays out a number of objections to H.R. 5136, the defense authorization bill passed by the House Armed Services Committee last week, even threatening to veto the legislation if Congress … Continue reading

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My conversation with Iranian state television

A week ago I published a satirical article on this blog, “EXCLUSIVE: Obama orders air strikes on Guantanamo Bay,” intended to highlight the absurdity of people (I’m looking at you establishment liberals) condemning the Gitmo military prison and the government’s … Continue reading

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