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Flowers mark the location where Sayfullo Saipov crashed into cyclists along a Manhattan bike path on Oct. 31 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Next Phase in the War on Terror Is Here

But talk of Guantánamo, “extreme vetting,” and ending the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is just a distraction from the real threat.

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Guards and Detainees Alike Left in Limbo at Trump’s Guantánamo

Under orders for years to shut the prison down, commanders at Gitmo are now bracing for the new president’s “bad dudes.”

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Trump Finalizes Executive Order to Put ISIS Detainees in Guantánamo

The draft directive backtracks on torture and black sites — but the shift in counterterrorism strategy carries new risks.

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Obama Makes Last-Minute Move to Get Detainees Out of Gitmo

The Obama White House transfers its last detainees from Guantánamo in a dramatic midnight-hour move before President Trump throws away the key.

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Enlisted justice: You know, no one talks about it, but this is the real military. And the important thing is, it always will be.

It rains on the just and unjust alike. Today is their day, just like any day on patrol might be your day. That’s enlisted justice.

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House Bill to Ban Guantanamo Transfers Sets Up Showdown with Obama — and Clinton

The faceoff could put the Democratic nominee, who supports closing Guantanamo, on the spot as Republicans stress public anxiety over terrorism.

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Obama Makes Biggest Move Yet to Empty Guantanamo

The Pentagon transferred 15 detainees to the UAE in the single-largest move under the Obama administration. Little noticed: Six were cleared just this year.

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Enlisted justice: You know, no one talks about it, but this is the real military. And the important thing is, it always will be.

It rains on the just and unjust alike. Today is their day, just like any day on patrol might be your day. That’s enlisted justice.

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Ex-Gitmo Prosecutor-Turned-Critic Settles Free Speech Case for $100,000

The former Gitmo prosecutor wrote op-eds critical of the prison, and was then fired from the Library of Congress.

TOPSHOT - Members of a brigade loyal to the Fajr Libya (Libya Dawn), an alliance of Islamist-backed fighters, drive pick up trucks mounted with machine guns during a military parade following battles against the Islamic State (IS) group, in the city of Sabratha, west of the capital Tripoli, on February  28, 2016.
On February 19, a US air strike near Sabratha targeted a suspected IS training camp, killing 50 people. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA        (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyans at Guantanamo Bay Can’t Go Home, So the U.S. Sends Them to Senegal

The Pentagon’s latest transfer from its military detention center in Cuba underscores how the disaster in Libya is complicating President Obama’s push to close the prison.

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Obama Dares GOP to Block the Supreme Court Nominee Republicans Love

Republicans have expressed support for Merrick Garland, Obama's Supreme Court pick, in the past. Will they give him a vote?

On February 25, 2016 in Kingstree, South Carolina.

Hillary Clinton’s Preemptive Strike on the GOP Over Guantanamo

A list of retired military brass who back Clinton condemn Republican ‘rhetoric’ on torture.

This photo made during an escorted visit and reviewed by the US military shows an US Army soldier walking at unused common detainee space in "Camp 6" detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 8, 2014.   AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Releases Plan to Close Guantanamo

Obama outlines a long-awaited plan to close the military prison in Cuba, and lawmakers are already vowing 'not in my backyard.'

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Obama’s Plan to Bring Guantanamo Detainees to U.S. Could Drop Bombshell Into 2016 Race

The long-awaited blueprint for closing the military prison in Cuba and opening a ‘Gitmo North’ is a boon for GOP candidates but a pain for the Democrats.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11:  Activists in orange jump suit participate in a rally in front of the White House to demand the closure of Guantanamo Bay detention camp January 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. Activists staged the rally to call on President Barack Obama to keep his promise to shut down the detention site in Cuba.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President of Ghana: Car Accidents Are More Dangerous Than Gitmo Detainees

On Tuesday, Ghana defended its choice to accept detainees from Guantánamo who were never charged with crimes.

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