Carol Rosenberg has covered the detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and related news since before the first captives arrived on Jan. 11, 2002. She is the only reporter to cover the prisoners and war court there continuously, and has spent well over 1,000 nights at the remote base reporting on the story many in American journalism would prefer to ignore. She will continue that focus in 2019, thanks to this unique collaboration between The New York Times and the Pulitzer Center.
The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society.
The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people.
Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a "loss of confidence in his ability" to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement.
With no sign that the prison will close, the Pentagon has begun planning for detainees to grow old and die at Guantánamo Bay.
The Pulitzer Center's support of Carol Rosenberg's coverage of the U.S. detention facility in in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba will continue as she moves to The New York Times.