By Tim Mak | 11/04/13 06:24 PM
President Obama met privately Monday with two officials tasked with closing the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, the White House announced. "The president reiterated that he remains fully committed to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and made clear that the special...
By Tim Mak | 11/01/13 05:11 AM
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA -- When 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed appears before the military commission trying him for war crimes, his day starts early, with a lawyer arriving at his cell around 5 a.m.
By Tim Mak | 10/31/13 03:37 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has written a $4,600 check to the U.S. Treasury to show solidarity with furloughed Pentagon employees, his spokesman told the Washington Examiner. Hagel quietly wrote the check immediately after the federal government shutdown ended in mid-October. He had...
By Tim Mak | 10/31/13 02:58 PM
Senators expressed frustration Thursday with the process used to grant security clearances to federal workers following the Edward Snowden leaks and Aaron Alexis' killing rampage at the Washington Navy Yard. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., said that federal officials needed to regularly access...
By Tim Mak | 10/29/13 04:16 PM
A designer from small-town Minnesota is suing the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security for objecting to his satirical renderings of their logos.
By Tim Mak | 10/29/13 12:02 PM
On Oct. 24, the Washington Examiner's Tim Mak took a tour of Camp X-Ray, a temporary detention facility at Guantanamo Bay that housed dozens of suspected terrorists in the months immediately after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
By Tim Mak | 10/25/13 08:55 PM
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA — An angry group of victims and survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks lectured the media Friday, accusing the press of forgetting about them and neglecting to properly cover the ongoing war crimes commission. The commission concluded a week of proceedings Friday...
By Tim Mak | 10/25/13 02:45 PM
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - Defense attorneys for five suspects facing war crime charges for their roles in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States spent Thursday morning arguing before a military tribunal that their clients' rights have been breeched by unlawful seizures of legal...
By Tim Mak | 10/25/13 02:39 PM
The self-proclaimed mastermind of 9/11 is requesting that he be given a “Microsoft-enabled laptop computer” for use during his trial for war crimes, which is now underway. The ideal laptop would have features such as Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, LexisNexis and Adobe Premiere video-editing...
By Tim Mak | 10/25/13 08:02 AM
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA — It could be a blockbuster. The trial judge in the case of five men accused of 9/11 war crimes indicated Thursday that a motion about the popular 2012 film "Zero Dark Thirty" could be heard Friday.
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