In the same week the Pentagon said Guantánamo is still an option for ISIS prisoners in Syria, the war-on-terror prison seeks contractors to bid for a three-cell, ADA-approved compound. Price tag? Unknown.
The Pentagon doubled down on an appeal by the State Department to foreign countries to take home their nationals captured in Syria as foreign fighters for ISIS. Detention at Guantánamo is still a viable option.
Marine Col. Keith Parrella was holding his third round of pretrial hearings in the September 11 case when he suddenly became ill, forcing cancellation of this week’s 9/11 session at Guantánamo.
9/11 defense attorneys, who have long claimed that intelligence agencies actively interfere in their client relationships, are threatening to boycott the hearing of Khalid Sheik Mohammed.
With no dates set for the 9/11 and USS Cole trials, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi would be the next captive to contest his war crimes charges before a jury of military officers at Guantanamo’s Camp Justice — starting in February 2020.
In a first, the military is shipping an oversized holding cell to Guantánamo to hold a hospital bed for the trial of an alleged al-Qaida member who has had multiple spine surgeries.
A grand jury indictment describes the former Guantánamo base commander as having a fight with a commissary worker, an affair with the worker’s wife, and covering up both, before and after the worker was found drowned.
A declassified argument by a lawyer with top secret clearance appears to disclose an unknown chapter of CIA Director Gina Haspel’s covert career: that she served at Guantánamo.
In another setback to resumption of the USS Cole tribunal at Guantánamo, the Air Force colonel who was supposed to preside in the case has found employment in an immigration court.
It is hard to build an inter-oceanic canal discreetly. Still, Nicaragua's government is taking pains to conceal details about the canal and its corporate backers.
Cattle ranchers and plans for a massive canal threaten to displace Nicaragua's Rama Indians and other indigenous groups.
Residents of Nicaraguan villages along a proposed canal route fight for preservation, compensation, and recognition of the lives and homes that they've established over decades.