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Watches in place for southern Florida

HOLT, Fla., Sept. 7, 2017, 9 p.m.–Tensions continue to build as Hurricane Irma moves closer to the southern coast of Florida.

Hurricane watches have been issued for south Florida and the Florida Keys with warnings for the islands in the Bahamas and the northern shore of Cuba, including Guantanamo. 347 more words

News

Guantanamo Bay prisoners may have 2019 trial date for 9-11 attacks

U.S. prosecutors are seeking a 2019 trial date for five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre accused of planning and aiding the Sept. 11, 2001… 136 more words

World

AQAP publishes guide for derailing trains in the US, Europe

Long War Journal, by Thomas Joscelyn, Aug. 13, 2017:

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has released the 17th edition of its Inspire magazine, in which the group calls on supporters to strike trains in the US and Europe. 1,580 more words

Counter Jihad Report

CIA tried to use ex-Guantanamo prisoners as spies

Here, another old blog post by me which I thought was lost.

CIA tried to use ex-Guantanamo prisoners as spies

30 June 2005

Mood: Thinking Playing: War, by Edwin Starr… 356 more words

Human Rights

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Academic

Is Trump Changing Course on Guantanamo?

Read my latest, looking at a possible shift in Trump’s plans for Guantanamo. On the campaign trail he promised to send new captives there, but recent developments and other factors suggest this may not be the case.

How Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantánamo Opens Up the Horrors of Torture, by Robert Koehler

Guantánamo is one of those things that Americans don’t want to think about, like Vietnam, the Middle East, and death row. That’s reason enough for the following post. 471 more words

Government