Pentagon Thwarts Obama’s Efforts To Close Guantanamo

Negotiating prisoner releases with the Pentagon was like “punching a pillow,” Defense Department officials “would come to a meeting, they would not make a counter-argument and then nothing would happen.” Continue reading

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Officials Admit Man Held At Guantanamo For 13 Years Was A Case Of Mistaken Identity

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri was low-level Islamist foot soldier, not al-Qaida courier and trainer as had been believed. Continue reading

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Outspoken Guantanamo Detainee Finally Walks Free, Years After Being Cleared Of Any Wrondoing

In 2013, Aamer declared, “The eyes of the world are the only thing that will ever get me home to my family.” For the most part, he was right. Continue reading

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