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dale-estey's picture
Jul.18.2013
I don't make any of this up, you know. [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Guantanamo Frowned on John Grisham Books By JESS BRAVIN The military prison at Guantanamo Bay makes sure that the suspected terrorists it houses don't receive dangerous materials—things like weapons, narcotics and, of...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.14.2013
When President Obama met with Afghan leader Hamid Karzai on Friday, all eyes were on an endgame for troop withdrawal. The focus was on the president's stated goal, as The New York Times reports, that effective this spring U.S. troops would "play only a supporting role in Afghanistan." http://www...
geri-spieler's picture
Jan.09.2013
Al Jazeera English: Too Uncomfortable For U.S. Audiences   Are we uncomfortable with news that has not been sanitized by our own American-based, networks? Is that the reason there is so much pushback to Al Jazeera English on U. S. network TV?     I think so.    It seems we...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Nov.21.2011
It’s considered a little uncool these days to call out hypocrisy. The general idea is that leaders are expected to lie, and just as fish gotta swim and birds gotta fly, officials gotta claim high purpose to cover low deeds. In many circles, the exposure of faux principles is more likely to be...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.26.2011
 How Guantánamo Bay became Kafkas's trialThe WikiLeaks files story of one detainee, Abdullah Kafkas, reveals the extrajudicial phantasmagoria of Guantánamo Bayby Pratap Chatterjee The Guantánamo Bay files spell out the Americans' suspicions about individual detainees' involvement with terrorism,...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.26.2011
 How Guantánamo Bay became Kafkas's trialThe WikiLeaks files story of one detainee, Abdullah Kafkas, reveals the extrajudicial phantasmagoria of Guantánamo Bayby Pratap Chatterjee The Guantánamo Bay files spell out the Americans' suspicions about individual detainees' involvement with terrorism,...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.10.2010
Enlarge Photo Library at Camp Delta in Guantanamo BayHarry Potter books in Russian sit on the shelves of the library at Camp Delta where detainees are housed at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay in Cuba on July 8, 2010. Books are available to detainees in Russian, French, English, Arabic, Farsi and...
john-braun's picture
Oct.09.2009
Ok, now I'm just confused. I thought it was just in America where people had gone insane and thought the President was the savior, but apparently it's extended to the Nobel Prize committee. Look, first - congratulations to President Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. It's a big honor to win...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jun.04.2009
The very, very tall fellow at my physical therapy session definitely thinks head and shoulders above the crowd. He has such an inventive mind that he thought of yet another use for Guantanamo Bay (after it is emptied of prisoners). In order to help GM emerge from bankruptcy, we the taxpayers who...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jun.04.2009
I had an unexpected call from a stand-up comic today who would like some writing help in editing and honing his material. If we go ahead with it, this would be a first for me, and, as such, offers a creative challenge that I would enjoy, provided we find a comfortable mode of working together (and...