The coronavirus crisis has compounded other problems in the troubled case at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
The New York Times
Delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross quarantined for two weeks but then encountered health protections that made it difficult to communicate with detainees.
China, which has been expanding its presence in the Western Hemisphere, is likely to beat the United States in its own backyard with vaccine diplomacy as Washington looks “at taking care of the U.S. first.”
The Pentagon staged its first “Zoom Court” linking the courtroom at Guantánamo Bay to a secret location in the United States for a classified hearing in a military commissions case.
Lawyers paid by the Pentagon pursued the appeal on behalf of the released prisoner even as the State Department had a $4 million bounty out for him.
The latest judge assigned to the long-running death penalty case is based in Virginia and has had a military career focused on defense work, but he has been on the bench for less than two years.
Residents received little information about the source of the health scare that halted activities at the outpost in Cuba.
The president reversed Obama-era policies on detainees, leaving in limbo five prisoners who had been judged eligible for transfer to other countries. Their fate could rest on the 2020 election.
The retired Navy captain was sentenced on six criminal counts, including obstruction of justice, in the search for a worker who was found dead in Guantánamo Bay following a drunken fight.
The recusal of Col. Stephen Keane from hearing the case at Guantánamo Bay adds another roadblock to restarting pretrial hearings in the long-running case.
A guide to the prosecution of five men accused of conspiring in the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackings that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania.
The ruling by a federal appeals panel, in a case about whether a detainee who was tortured should be repatriated to Saudi Arabia, could lead to independent health assessments of prisoners.