Guantanamo Bay

Pentagon’s Guantanamo closing plan lays out costs, savings
U.S. officials say the Pentagon's long-awaited plan to shut down the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer the remaining detainees to a facility in the United States calls for up to $475 million in construction costs that would ultimately be offset by as much as $180 million pe…
What songs are on your “torture playlist?”
It’s pretty well known that suspected terrorists will be broken by having loud music blaring at them at certain intervals.
But what to play?
In many cases it would probably be some loud grunge – but every once in a while, something more seemingly benign might pop up on the playlist
Something that you m…
Obama: ‘No Apologies’ for Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange
BRUSSELS (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on …
Obama Win on Guantanamo May be Short-Lived
President Barack Obama scored a rare win in his 5-year-old campaign to close the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as a Senate panel approved giving him the authority to transfer terror suspects to the United States if Congress signs off on a comprehensive plan to shutter the facility.

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