Two Guantanamo Prisoners Transferred to Algeria While 84 Cleared Prisoners Remain in Detention

By: Thursday August 29, 2013 11:14 am

(update below) The Defense Department transferred two prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay prison into the custody of the Algerian government. It was the first repatriation of prisoners since President Barack Obama delivered a speech in May on the need to still close the prison. It also was the first transfer of a prisoner from the [...]

WikiLeaks Cables: Countries Put on TSA List After Attempted Christmas Day Bombing Were Angry

By: Wednesday September 7, 2011 7:49 pm

In the aftermath of the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day in 2009 by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) moved to increase airport security. Passengers flying “non-stop” to the US were subject to enhanced screenings, including in some cases a full-body pat-down. But, immediately, [...]

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