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 Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care.
President Trump said Thursday that he had tried to stop the release of John Walker Lindh, known widely as the “American Taliban".
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan appointed retired Judge Christian L. Reismeier to the civilian job last week.
The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society.
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.