Targeted killing — particularly the sort carried out by the U.S. fleet of deadly flying robots — is a transactional business.
The impact of $85bn (£55bn) of spending cuts, which began hitting the American economy at the beginning of March, was felt inside a New York courtroom this week, when it emerged that the trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law could be delayed because of the fiscal impasse in Washington.
A Dutch judge on Friday blocked the extradition to the US of a Dutch-Pakistani terror suspect until US authorities agree to provide post traumatic stress disorder treatment equal to what he is currently receiving.
The US assassinated a Pakistani tribal rebel with an armed Predator drone to win support from the country's government to launch the war from the skies with drones in 2004, according to US reports
CACI International has won some early legal skirmishes in advance of a trial based on allegations that employees of one of its units were part of a group that abused detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
WASHINGTON — When Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was taken into American custody at an airport stopover in Jordan last month, he joined one of the most select groups of the Obama era: high-level terrorist suspects who have been located by the American counterterrorism juggernaut, and who have not been killed.
SEATTLE (AP) - A man who helped plot an attack with machine guns and grenades on a Seattle military complex has been sentenced to 17 years in prison.
A top Pentagon official indicated this week in a letter to a human rights group that inspections of prisoners' Korans at the Guantanamo Bay prison - the catalyst behind a two-month-old hunger strike - will continue.
Once, as a reporter, I covered wars, conflicts and genocide in places like Vietnam, Angola, Eritrea, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, keeping away from official briefings and listening to the people who were living the war.
The US intransigence on Guantanamo issue is counterproductive, as it only serves to stoke animosity and contempt.
A political analyst tells Press TV that there is a kind of very brutal attempt to clamp down on the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay to try and stop them from being on hunger strike.
(Reuters) - Italy's president on Friday pardoned a U.S. Air Force officer convicted of kidnapping an Egyptian Muslim cleric who was taken away for interrogation on a CIA "rendition" flight.
The UN human rights chief, Navi Pillay, has urged the US to close Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of many inmates there without charge or trial violates international law.
In the midst of an ongoing hunger strike, the military is denying reporters access to the prison camps at Guantanamo Bay. Military reps tell reporters it will be over a month before there’s even a possibility of a tour of the detention facility.
OTTAWA — Aaron Yoon, the Canadian man linked to two London, Ont., high school friends who died in a terrorism mission in Algeria, is serving a two-year jail sentence in Mauritania for having ties to Al Qaeda, says Amnesty International.
Hundreds of prisoners of the US War of Terror languish in prisons around the world, in Guantanamo and on the US mainland.
The U.S. won't grant Russia access to one of its citizens held at the Guantanamo Bay prison because the prisoner refuses to meet with the delegation from his government, the State Department said Wednesday.
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