Miami Herald reporter Carol Rosenberg is one of the few media members that extensively covers Guantanamo Bay and the prisoners stationed there. She recently tweeted out the photo featured here, taken in the Gitmo library for detainees, which shows off the fact that their selection of books includes President Barack Obama’s books. Rosenberg reports six copies of his books are ... Read More »
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I have spent a good deal of time considering how to approach this column. We know about the “fog of war” when first reports of action are typically incorrect because of the confusion borne of people shooting at each other… Click here to view original web page at www.cnsnews.com Read More »
The chairman of the Democratic National Committee accused Republicans of “grasping at straws” in their criticism of the Bowe Bergdahl case and “nitpicking” over the number of Taliban exchanged for his release. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) accused GOP senators, specifically Susan Collins (R-Maine), of saying “we should leave a member of our armed forces who was in the midst ... Read More »
The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody, officials have announced. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, sources said. Bergdahl, 28, was so grateful for his release that reportedly broke down in ... Read More »
Top al Qaeda leader wrote in his diaries before 9/11 saying that they wanted to ‘bring America to its knees’
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The diary of a top al Qaeda leader has revealed that their expressed purpose while planning attacks in the months and years leading up to September 11th was to 'bring America down to its knees'.
Abu Zubaydah was captured by American and Pakistani intelligence officials in 2002 and was taken to Guantanamo Bay in 2006.
A translation of his diaries have been released to Al Jazeera America as a result of a Freedom of Information request, and they have shed light on the man who many believe helped al Qaeda plan terrorist attacks for the decade leading up to 9/11...