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US Cedes Control, Almost, on Afghan Prisoners




US criticises Denmark for letting former Guantanamo detainee "return to jihad"




Karzai Says Taliban 'in Service to America'




Exclusive interview: A peek into the Afghan Taliban mind




Ex-Guantanamo detainee reportedly killed in Syria

Slimane-Hadj-Abderrahmane.jpgSlimane Hadj Abderrahmane, an ex-Gitmo detainee, has reportedly been killed while fighting in Syria. Abderrahmane was allegedly a member of an al Qaeda-linked group prior to his detention in late 2001. Authorities at Guantanamo deemed him a "high" risk to the US and its allies.


Renewed Push for Afghans to Make Peace With Taliban




Omar Khadr's lawyers step down




US won't drop conspiracy charge against 9/11 plot suspects




After 22 months in Af-Pak hot seat, Grossman to 'return to private life'




Sept. 11 case back at Guantanamo war crimes court, without antics that disrupted last hearing




Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri calls for more anti-Islam film protests




The death of Osama bin Laden: how the US finally got its man




Al Qaeda ally orchestrated assault on US Embassy in Tunisia

seifallah-ben-hassine.jpgThe Sept. 14 assault on the US Embassy in Tunis was orchestrated by Seifallah ben Hassine, a.k.a. Abu Iyad al Tunisi, who has longstanding ties to al Qaeda. Hassine currently heads Ansar al Sharia Tunisia.


US Scales Back Plans for Afghan Peace




34 'high risk' Guantanamo detainees approved for transfer

The Obama administration has released a list of 55 Guantanamo detainees who have been approved for transfer, but remain in custody. The Long War Journal finds that 34 of the 55 detainees listed were previously deemed "high risk(s)" by Joint Task Force Guantanamo.


Ex-Gitmo detainee reportedly tied to consulate attack

Qhumu_Ben.jpgSufyan ben Qumu was transferred from Guantanamo to Libya in 2007, and then freed in 2010. He leads a brigade in Ansar al Sharia and is a key al Qaeda operative in Libya, according to a Congressional report.


Canada blames US for delay in transferring Omar Khadr




Afghanistan: US hands over controversial Bagram jail




White House Backs Blacklisting Militant Organization




US Seems Set to Brand Haqqanis as Terror Group