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McCain prepared to help Obama close Guantanamo

Date: December 18, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: CNN.COM An unlikely ally is offering a glimmer of hope that President Barack Obama can make good on his vow to close Guantanamo Bay before leaving office. Republican Sen. John McCain, a fierce critic of Obama’s foreign policy, is about to take the chairmanship of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. He says it’s still possible the war on …

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Gitmo inmate: My treatment shames American flag

Date: December 11, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: CNN.COM I’ve heard that the Senate report on CIA torture is 6,000 pages long. My story, though, takes place elsewhere: in Guantanamo, away from the CIA program that the report covers. The 6,000 pages of the Senate report are just the start of what Americans have to accept happened in their name. It starts and ends in the silence …