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  • Britain drops terror charges against former Guantanamo inmate

    British prosecutors dropped terrorism-related charges against former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Begg, a Briton of Pakistani descent, was arrested in February and charged with seven counts...
  • Britain drops terrorism charges against vocal ex-Guantanamo inmate

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British man who was once held at Guantanamo Bay will be freed from prison, police said on Wednesday, after prosecutors dropped accusations that he had attended a terrorism training camp in Syria a week before he was due to go on...
  • Ex-Marine lawyer gets top job overseeing Guantanamo war court

    WASHINGTON The Pentagon disclosed Tuesday that it had installed a recently retired Marine lawyer to run the war court at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Retired Maj. Gen. Vaughn A. Ary began work Monday as "convening authority for military commissions," said Lt....
  • OAS asks Latin American member states to take in Guantanamo detainees

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Organization of American States this week issued an appeal for member countries to take in detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, calling it a chance to address a "serious humanitarian" issue....
  • Islamic State releases third video of imprisoned British journalist

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State on Monday posted on the Internet a third video featuring imprisoned British journalist John Cantlie, this one mocking President Barack Obama's Sept. 10 speech in which he laid out his strategy for confronting the group....
  • U.S. may keep secret prisoners in custody after Afghan war exit

    U.S. may keep secret prisoners in custody after Afghan war exit
    KABUL (Reuters) - The fate of a group of prisoners held in near-total secrecy by U.S. forces at a prison in Afghanistan is hanging in limbo, the facility's commander said, as Washington gropes for options after its legal right to hold them there expires...
  • U.S. may keep secret prisoners after Afghan war exit

    U.S. may keep secret prisoners after Afghan war exit
    The fate of a group of prisoners held in near-total secrecy by U.S. forces at a prison in Afghanistan is hanging in limbo, the facility's commander said, as Washington gropes for options after its legal right to hold them there expires in December. The...
  • Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges

    Next U.S. attorney general faces daunting national security challenges
    At a time when heightened fears of government surveillance coincide with growing anxiety about global terrorism, the next top U.S. law-enforcement officer will face daunting challenges to balance protection of Americans' security and the right to privacy....
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison

    Bin Laden's son-in-law is sentenced in N.Y. to life in prison
    Sulaiman abu Ghaith, a top Al Qaeda leader and Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, was sentenced in New York on Tuesday to life in prison with no possibility of parole, becoming the highest-ranking advisor to the terrorist group to be convicted and now...
  • Eric H. Holder Jr., U.S. attorney general, is stepping down

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., the first African American to fill the nation's top law enforcement post, announced Thursday he was stepping down, ending a nearly six-year tenure as one of the Obama administration's most progressive voices and polarizing...
  • Who will replace Holder, and can Obama get a nominee confirmed?

    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s...