21 Air says it had no responsibility for the cargo seized in Venezuela, casting blame on a client, which also issued a denial. To complicate matters, one of the firms crossed paths with a company that used to help the CIA.
In the same week the Pentagon said Guantánamo is still an option for ISIS prisoners in Syria, the war-on-terror prison seeks contractors to bid for a three-cell, ADA-approved compound. Price tag? Unknown.
The Pentagon doubled down on an appeal by the State Department to foreign countries to take home their nationals captured in Syria as foreign fighters for ISIS. Detention at Guantánamo is still a viable option.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has been one of the leading Republicans pushing back against President Donald Trump’s desire for a speedy U.S. withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan. On Tuesday night Trump vowed to carry out a campaign promise to end the two wars.
Rand Paul, a non-interventionist, is taking issue with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s warning to President Donald Trump that the U.S. would be ill-served by a hasty military withdrawal from Afghanistan and Syria
With no dates set for the 9/11 and USS Cole trials, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi would be the next captive to contest his war crimes charges before a jury of military officers at Guantanamo’s Camp Justice — starting in February 2020.
As U.S. diplomats defy order to leave Venezuela, they may face harassment in the streets as nation’s strongman leader tries to exert his authority. U.S. Marines contingent can only do so much to protect them.
Senator Rick Scott, a Republican of Florida, wants to list Venezuela as a state sponsor of terrorism, which would trigger sweeping economic sanctions and strict limitations on US citizens doing business there.
A grand jury indictment describes the former Guantánamo base commander as having a fight with a commissary worker, an affair with the worker’s wife and covering up both, before and after the worker was found drowned.
The abrupt resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left our closest ally in the Middle East shaken as Israel comes to grips with even greater implications after the United States announced it was leaving Syria.
The West Virginia Secretary of State announced a pilot program to help military personnel stationed overseas to use a mobile app to vote in the 2018 midterm election. Experts have raised concerns about the security of the app, Voatz.