Posts Tagged: Guantanamo
Almost two years after President Obama promised to close Guantanamo, unnamed administration officials are predicting that the prison will remain open "for the foreseeable future."
The Obama administration has failed to close the facility by its own deadline. Columnist Frida Berrigan examines what went wrong.
The Obama administration has yet to make substantive change in the way the United States does intelligence work.
While Gitmo gets most of the ink, the U.S. base on Diego Garcia quietly prepares for a role in staging a possible attack on Iran.
The case for shutting down not just the prison, but the military base where it sits.
The U.S. Military reconfigures its unpopular presence in Latin America.
Activist Bryan Farrell expected be put in jail for standing up for the rights of prisoners at Guantanamo. What he didn't expect was 30 hours of imprisonment, the realization that this was nothing compared to those in Guantanamo, and the sense of solidarity with the 82 other activists who decided to stand up for human rights.
Rep. Jim Moran thinks that Guantanamo is a blot on the U.S. reputation and should be closed down. He talks with Michael Shank on the implications of closure.
The civil and political rights guaranteed in the Constitution to citizens and others who are in the United States are under attack.
The Spy Museums message: we needed spooks during the Cold War and we need them now more than ever. But whats missing from the exhibits?