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ReutersWASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's pledge on Thursday to lift a ban on transfers of detainees to Yemen from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, addresses one of the core obstacles to clearing out the detention camp. Of the 86 detainees...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday shifted the United States away from a "boundless global war on terror," restricting deadly drone strikes abroad and signaling that America's long struggle against al Qaeda will one day end. In a...
ReutersBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, May 22 (Reuters) - Accused Fort Hood shooting spree gunman Major Nidal Hasan asked a U.S. military judge on Wednesday for permission to fire his court-appointed lawyers and represent himself at his court martial, a Fort Hood...
Channel 2 NewsThe third recent court-martial involving an Anchorage-based service member began Wednesday on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for a soldier accused of several charges, including abusive sexual contact. Army Chief Warrant Officer Guillermo Castillo sat...
WASHINGTON — The Army suspended the commander of its main basic training camp Tuesday for alleged adultery, the latest in a string of military officers accused of sexual misconduct. Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, a 29-year Army veteran, was...
Florida's Department of Corrections got a stern rebuke from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last week when the court sent a lawsuit brought by a Jewish prisoner over the right to receive kosher meals back to a lower court. The appeals court...
Reuters* House panel proposes tougher penalties for attackers * Measures also aim to improve victim treatment and support * Proposals follow string of military sexual assault cases By David Alexander WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers frustrated...
Channel 2 NewsThe Army has scheduled a Wednesday court-martial for a Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier accused of sexual abuse, Anchorage’s third military sex-crimes case to be publicly announced this month. A Monday statement from U.S. Army Alaska...
Tags: Armed Forces, U.S. Army, Courts-Martial, Sex Crimes, Punishment
— Over two weeks, the Pentagon has suffered a string of embarrassments in its effort to show progress in curbing sexual assault within the ranks. A Defense Department anonymous survey estimated a 35 percent increase in sexual assault and related...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserAll he wanted was some American-made boots. An Air Force noncommissioned officer who complained to Congress, military investigators and the media that he was issued Chinese-made boots for an Afghanistan deployment now says he is being retaliated against...
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
The Philadelphia InquirerArthur Henshey Moss, 82, of Wayne, who practiced law in Philadelphia for 40 years, died Thursday, May 9, of complications from pneumonia at his home. Before retiring in 2000, Mr. Moss spent four decades with the firm of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker &...
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