WorldViews: Guantanamo


Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2013

The U.S.'s octogenarian Nazis problem looks a lot like its Guantanamo prisoners problem

There are some revealing parallels in the two very different dilemmas.

By Max Fisher  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Germany, Guantanamo

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013

U.S. could save millions by paying each Gitmo prisoner $2 million annual salary to do nothing

A reminder of why the Obama administration is eager to find almost any other option.

By Max Fisher  |  01:41 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Photos from Guantanamo's force-feeding facilities

The U.S. Army has released photos showing guards discarding food and a special chair used for force-feedings.

By Max Fisher  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/02/2013

What happens when a Guantanamo detainee gets force-fed

A detailed and unsettling description of how the U.S. facility keeps hunger-striking prisoners from starving to death.

By Max Fisher  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Why hasn’t Obama closed Guantanamo Bay?

Obama's spoke at length about why the U.S. has to close the detention facility in Cuba, but has not yet succeeded in doing so.

By Max Fisher  |  05:19 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Kafka at Gitmo: Why 86 prisoners are cleared for release but might never get it

A number of the prisoners, frustrated at their continued detention, are going on hunger strikes as tensions rise at the facility.

By Max Fisher  |  12:45 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Letter from Gitmo: A detainee writes from day 65 of his hunger strike

Dozens of detainees are on hunger strike, partially in response to the U.S. failure to secure their release.

By Max Fisher  |  10:22 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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