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  • Marine Cpl. Wassef Hassoun, a 2-time deserter, turns himself in

    Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who has been declared a deserter on two separate occasions a decade ago, has turned himself in to U.S. custody and will face charges, the Marines confirmed. The 34-year-old arrived in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday and is...
  • Prosecutors urge judge to reverse decision on 9/11 defendant

    Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CIA...
  • America's real patriots fought to expose and end torture

    America's real patriots fought to expose and end torture
    After more than a decade of denial and concealment on the part of our government, President Obama's recent acknowledgment that "we tortured some folks" felt like a milestone. Even in its spare, reductive phrasing, the president's statement opened up the...
  • In reversal, military judge agrees to one trial for Sept. 11 defendants

    An Army judge at Guantanamo Bay reversed himself Wednesday, deciding that all five Sept. 11 defendants would be tried together after prosecutors objected that a separate trial for one would be too much for victims to bear. But the judge, Army Col. James...
  • Former Marine in urination video found dead in North Carolina

    Former Marine sniper Robert Richards, a central figure in a 2012 video scandal involving Marines urinating on the corpses of Afghan insurgents, has been found dead at his home in North Carolina. Richards, 28, died in Jacksonville, outside Camp Lejeune,...
  • Air Force drops requirement to use 'So help me God' in oaths

    There are no atheists in a foxhole, goes the old military saw, but there is a place for them in the Air Force, which has decided to make the words “So help me God,” optional in oaths. The action allows enlisted members and officers to delete...
  • Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap

    Allen West calls for Obama impeachment, cites prisoner swap
    Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama. Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
  • Related story: Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair tearfully pleads with judge at sentencing

    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — His eyes red, his head bowed, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair strode uneasily to a courtroom lectern Wednesday and glanced up at a silver-haired military judge who will sentence him for offenses he admits he committed. Exactly two...
  • U.S. official defends FBI's secret inquiry into detainees' lawyers

    The FBI committed no wrongdoing when it carried out a secret inquiry into the defense teams for the five accused Sept. 11 terrorist conspirators, a government lawyer told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay on Monday. Fernando Campoamor-Sanchez, a senior...
  • Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.

    Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks, U.S. tells U.N.
    The United States told the U.N. Security Council that the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi planned to target more Americans and that justified his capture. In a letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday,...
  • Arrest of Benghazi suspect condemned by Libyan government

    Arrest of Benghazi suspect condemned by Libyan government
    Libya on Wednesday condemned U.S. special forces' arrest of a man on its soil suspected of masterminding a deadly Islamist militant attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the detention as a violation of Libyan sovereignty. In the first...