Guantanamo Bay http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19761/all en Osama bin Laden's Asian disciples http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/110502/osama-bin-laden-al-qaeda-indonesia-malaysia <p> BANGKOK &mdash; Guantanamo&#39;s only Asian prisoners and their failed plot are core to the CIA&rsquo;s defense of an infamous interrogation technique: water boarding.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/thailand/110502/osama-bin-laden-al-qaeda-indonesia-malaysia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Guantanamo Bay Osama bin Laden Conflict Zones Middle East Indonesia Pakistan Thailand Mon, 02 May 2011 15:58:00 +0000 Patrick Winn 5641687 at http://www.globalpost.com Somali is indicted in NYC on terrorism charges after secret detention by U.S. on Navy ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110706/us-indicts-somali-terrorism-new-york-after-holding-ship <p> The U.S. Congress hasn&#39;t allowed detainees to be moved from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the U.S. for trial.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110706/us-indicts-somali-terrorism-new-york-after-holding-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Al Qaeda Guantanamo Bay Obama Somalia terrorism Conflict Zones Military War Politics United States Wed, 06 Jul 2011 05:22:00 +0000 News Desk 5669533 at http://www.globalpost.com Guantanamo detainee reaches plea deal with prosecutors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120222/guantanamo-detainee-reaches-plea-deal-prosecutor <p> US prosecutors have reached a plea deal with a former Maryland resident held at Guantanamo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120222/guantanamo-detainee-reaches-plea-deal-prosecutor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Guantanamo Bay United States Thu, 23 Feb 2012 01:56:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5693054 at http://www.globalpost.com Guantanamo Taliban inmates agree to be transferred to Qatar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120310/guantanamo-taliban-inmates-agree-be-transferred- <p> Five senior members of the Taliban government have agreed to be tranferred from Guantanamo Bay to Qatar as a part of a peace plan between the Afghan government and insurgents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120310/guantanamo-taliban-inmates-agree-be-transferred-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Guantanamo Bay Taliban United States United States Sat, 10 Mar 2012 23:50:47 +0000 Alexander Besant 5695574 at http://www.globalpost.com As Obama winds down Afghan war, what’s next for Gitmo? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130219/barack-obama-afghan-war-guantanamo-bay-gitmo <p>WASHINGTON &mdash; Shaker Aamer has spent more than a decade imprisoned without charges in Guantanamo Bay. But America&#39;s war in Afghanistan is ending, shifting the fight against Al Qaeda beyond the traditional battlefield. That raises new questions about a gamut of Washington&rsquo;s controversial actions committed in the war&rsquo;s name &mdash; from drone bombings to locking up terror suspects, like Aamer, indefinitely at Guantanamo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130219/barack-obama-afghan-war-guantanamo-bay-gitmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Guantanamo Bay Americas Want to Know Diplomacy War Politics Cuba United States Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:01:28 +0000 Jennifer Koons 5760309 at http://www.globalpost.com Guantanamo prison hunger strike grows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130325/guantanamo-prison-hunger-strike-grows Military spokesman Capt. Robert Durand said 10 of the 28 were being force-fed.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130325/guantanamo-prison-hunger-strike-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Want to Know Cuba United States Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:36:38 +0000 Jill Langlois 5793755 at http://www.globalpost.com Over a third of Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike, Pentagon says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130420/over-third-guantanamo-detainees-hunger-strike-pentagon-sa Guantanamo Bay's Lieutenant Colonel Samuel House said in a statement that of the detainees refusing food, over a dozen are on "enteral feedings," or being force-fed via tubes.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130420/over-third-guantanamo-detainees-hunger-strike-pentagon-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Need to Know Military Politics Cuba United States Sat, 20 Apr 2013 20:04:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5821175 at http://www.globalpost.com 5 things you didn't know about Guantanamo Bay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130501/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-guantanamo <p>As the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay draws attention to the lives of those held at the prison, GlobalPost takes a look at the lesser-known facts of &quot;Gitmo.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130501/5-things-you-didnt-know-about-guantanamo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Guantanamo Bay Need to Know World Leaders Conflict Zones Military War Politics United States Wed, 01 May 2013 20:42:00 +0000 Matthew Welch 5829436 at http://www.globalpost.com Guantanamo shuts down Internet service after Anonymous threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130521/guantanamo-shuts-down-wi-fi-after-anonymous-threat Protesters who support the prisoners' hunger strike gathered outside the prison as well as the White House.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130521/guantanamo-shuts-down-wi-fi-after-anonymous-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Need to Know Cuba United States Tue, 21 May 2013 22:51:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5843224 at http://www.globalpost.com US releases names of 'indefinite detainees' held at Guantanamo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130618/us-releases-names-indefinite-detainees-held-at-g The Obama administration released details on 48 people held at Guantanamo but considered impossible to try (not enough evidence) but too dangerous to free. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130618/us-releases-names-indefinite-detainees-held-at-g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Need to Know United States Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:21:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5860377 at http://www.globalpost.com Pushback: Senators ask Obama to scale back force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130710/senators-ask-obama-scale-back-force-feeding-at-guantanamo Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin called force-feeding "unnecessary" in a letter to the US president on Wednesday. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130710/senators-ask-obama-scale-back-force-feeding-at-guantanamo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Guantanamo Bay Need to Know Cuba United States Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5880814 at http://www.globalpost.com US to send two Guantanamo detainees to Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130726/us-send-two-guantanamo-detainees-algeria The most recent repatriations outside of the west were in 2010, when another two Algerians were sent home.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130726/us-send-two-guantanamo-detainees-algeria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Need to Know Cuba United States Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:32:04 +0000 Jill Langlois 5894963 at http://www.globalpost.com Guantanamo prisoner denies interest in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130822/guantanamo-fifty-shades-grey-claim-denied-ammar-al-baluch <!--paging_filter--><p>A lawyer for a Guantanamo Bay detainee said despite recent claims, his client has <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23790440">no interest in &quot;Fifty Shades of Grey,&quot; </a>nor is it popular among inmates at the detention facility.</p> <p>Attorney James Connell said guards gave a copy of the erotic novel to Ammar al-Baluchi, possibly as a joke, possibly in an <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/08/21/50-shades-of-grey-guantanamo/2683525/">attempt to discredit him. </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130822/guantanamo-fifty-shades-grey-claim-denied-ammar-al-baluch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fifty Shades of Grey Guantanamo Bay Americas Strange But True Cuba United States Thu, 22 Aug 2013 17:21:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5915458 at http://www.globalpost.com Uruguay agrees to receive five Guantanamo detainees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/140320/uruguay-agrees-receive-five-guantanamo-detainees <!--paging_filter--><p>Uruguay said Thursday it had agreed to receive five prisoners of as yet undisclosed nationalities from the US war on terror prison camp in Guantanamo Bay.</p> <p>US President Barack Obama is struggling to fulfill his five-year-old promise to close the controversial jail, and countries have been slow to come forward and agree to accept transferred inmates.</p> <p>Confirming a report first published in the weekly Busqueda newspaper, a high-level government source told AFP that Uruguay will host the former inmates for at least two years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/140320/uruguay-agrees-receive-five-guantanamo-detainees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Guantanamo Bay Need to Know World Leaders Americas United States Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:36:29 +0000 Reuters 6100639 at http://www.globalpost.com