The State Department announced Wednesday that it has added two people to the federal list of designated terrorists, one of whom was once detained at Guantanamo Bay military prison.
Two inmates from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay were transferred to Serbia on Monday as the Obama administration pressed ahead with its long-held goal of shutting the widely condemned facility at the U.S. naval base in Cuba.
Officials in charge of implementing President Obama’s plan to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay defended themselves Thursday against charges that they deceived Congress on detainee transfers.
Ludacris, the three-time Grammy award winning rapper, is set to headline a concert at Guantanamo Bay this Fourth of July.
The Obama administration has released from the Guantanamo Bay prison an al Qaeda terrorist who served as terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden’s personal bodyguard, according to an announcement by the Defense Department.
Republican candidate for Senate Jon Keyser released a new campaign ad Tuesday, hitting Michael Bennet and President Obama for their position on the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
President Obama is not trying to use an executive order to close the detention facility housing terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, according to a report Monday.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R., N.H.) asked the Obama administration on Thursday to provide answers regarding freed Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants returning to terrorism.
Twelve detainees released from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have attacked U.S. and allied forces serving in Afghanistan, resulting in American casualties that left one civilian dead, according to reports this week.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said Wednesday that the American people and U.S. allies would be “hesitant” to see prisoners released from Guantanamo Bay if they knew all the facts regarding their detention.