Pakistani Brothers Freed From Guantanamo Bay After 21 Years in Custody
The brothers’ release was the latest U.S. move toward emptying and shutting down the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
US Contractor Freed by Taliban in Swap for Drug Trafficker
An American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan for more than two years by the Taliban has been released. The White House and family members said Monday his release came in an exchange for a convicted Taliban drug lord jailed in the United States. Mark Frerichs, a Navy veteran who spent more than a decade in Afghanistan as a civilian contractor,...
EXPLAINER: Why Half of Guantanamo's Prisoners Could Get Out
The Biden administration has been quietly laying the groundwork to release prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention center and at least move closer to being able to shut it down.
Biden's Low Profile on Guantanamo Rankles as Prison Turns 20
Advocates for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention center were hopeful when President Joe Biden took office.
COVID-19 Outbreak Leaves US Navy Warship Sidelined in Guantanamo Bay
The U.S. Navy says one of its warships has paused its deployment to South America because of a coronavirus outbreak.