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CIA prison documents to be turned over

Prosecutors must turn over details about the time Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, a Guantanamo Bay detainee, spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen. That was a military judge's order in the case on Tuesday. Defense attorneys representing Nashiri had sought the order. He's accused of master-minding the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the Cole in which 17 U.S. sailors were killed and 42 were injured.

Tags: Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri , CIA prisons , USS Cole , Yemen , bombing , CIA

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 10:04am EDT

Gitmo mail to be scrutinized

A review of legally oriented mail to prisoners facing charges for war crimes at Guantanamo Bay prison has been ordered. Rear Adm. David Woods says it balances the need for defense attorneys to communicate with their clients with demands for security and safety on the base. Woods made the statement at a pre-trial hearing in a case against a Saudi man charged with orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole in 2000. Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, is considered one of al-Qaida's most senior leaders.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , J.J. Green ,

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 01:06pm EST

US awards contract for Guantanamo intrustion-detection system

The U.S. is beefing up security at the Guantanamo war crimes court as it prepares for another round of tribunals.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , advantor systems , contracting , acquisition

Friday - 09/23/2011, 12:31pm EDT

Obama makes about-face on Gitmo

Yochi Dreazen, a senior national security correspondent at the National Journal, says the President has come almost 180 degrees from his original position on Guantanamo.

Tags: Yochi Dreazen , National Journal , Barack Obama , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 03:05pm EST
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Obama signs Defense authorization bill

Despite what he called 'strong objections' to limitations in the bill on the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees, President Obama on Friday signed the 2011 defense authorization bill

Tags: DoD , Congress , Barack Obama , Defense Authorization Bill , Jared Serbu

Friday - 01/07/2011, 07:39pm EST

U.S. lacks policy on housing detainees convicted in military commissions

The Defense Department has no written policy on how detainees convicted in military commissions should be housed after they are sentenced.

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Thursday - 08/12/2010, 10:50am EDT

Gitmo inmate released

A Yemeni man held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay for eight years has been sent home after a judge concluded he had no connection to al Qaeda and ordered his release, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Reuters reports, Mohammed Odaini is the first Yemeni sent home since U.S. President Barack Obama halted repatriations after allegations that a Yemeni al Qaeda affiliate was behind a failed attempt to blow up a U.S. airplane on Christmas Day.

Tags: Pentagon & Beyond , pentagon , military , Mohammed Odaini , Yemeni , Al Qaeda , Barack Obama , J.J. Green

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 04:02pm EDT