The federal trial of a former commander of the naval base put a spotlight on life at the isolated and secretive outpost best known for its terrorist court and prison.
The New York Times
Donors claimed they would fix Fabienne Jean’s body. They broke her heart instead.
In the 20 years I have been covering the United States Navy base at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba, I have had to practice different kinds of journalism. Sometimes I’m an investigative reporter, scouring documents and using the Freedom of Information Act to find information the military does not want you to know.
What the 9/11 case defendants, lawyers and others wear at the war court, like all fashion, has meaning. It evokes emotions, stirs controversy and, above all, sends messages.
At issue is testimony by a former Army lieutenant colonel at the war court who challenged a key finding in the Senate’s Torture Report.
Drawings done in captivity by the first prisoner known to undergo “enhanced interrogation” portray his account of what happened to him in vivid and disturbing ways.
Something is stopping us from creating the families we claim to desire. But what?
A military judge for Guantánamo’s war court found that the handling of classified information from secret prisons was deeply flawed, complicating the Cole case.
The Sudanese man pleaded guilty at a military commission in exchange for repatriation in 2012 and emerged in Qaeda propaganda in Yemen three years later.
A former commander of the most secretive part of the prison compound told how the accused plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks were guarded by a secret force dressed like U.S. troops.
What it was remains a mystery, and a federal court provided no information in halting it. Welcome to the military commission system.
A Chinese businesswoman in California has become a matchmaker between Chinese parents and American wombs.