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November 08, 2004
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Nov. 2: Transient Life at GuantanamoThe Guantanamo Naval Base is situated on the two arms of Guantanamo Bay. The tip is Cuban national territory, so travel between the fairly sparse “leeward” side,...
November 08, 2004
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Nov. 8: Facing Mr. Hamdan Today is the first day in which the military commission panel will hear motions in the case of Salim Ahmed Hamdan. Mr. Hamdan is charged with conspiracy to attack civilians...
November 08, 2004
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Nov. 8 (cont.): Enter the Federal Court Salim Ahmed Hamdan walked into the military commission courtroom when proceedings began early this afternoon, flanked by two solid military policemen. He wore...
November 03, 2004
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Some of the most heated debate before the commissions occurred on the afternoon of November 2, when the two sides addressed Hicks’ motion to dismiss the charges against him on the grounds that the...
November 02, 2004
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The Guantanamo Naval Base is situated on the two arms of Guantanamo Bay.  The tip is Cuban national territory, so travel between the fairly sparse “leeward” side, where reporters and NGO...
November 01, 2004
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My colleague Deborah Pearlstein was last here, at the end of August, observing the opening stage of military commission proceedings – the voir dire, or examination of the military commission panel...
October 21, 2004
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House Republicans Try to Use 9/11 Recommendations Bill to Enact Provisions That Will Harm Refugees Urge Senate and House Conferees to Support Senate Bill Over the next few days, a group of Senators...
October 08, 2004
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By Wendy Wright and Cory Smith Published in the Washington Post on October 8, 2004 Attorney General John Ashcroft is facing a crucial decision about whether the United States will...
August 27, 2004
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Day Five Today began just like each of our days here at Guantanamo Bay – very early in the morning and with a spectacular sunrise. Rather than taking our usual heavy ferry transport from the...
August 27, 2004
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Day Five/Aug.27: The End of the BeginningToday began just like each of our days here at Guantanamo Bay – very early in the morning and with a spectacular sunrise. Rather than taking our usual heavy...

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