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Gitmo Terrorist Who Killed Army Sgt., Lived at Bin Laden Compound Freed in Canada

An Al Qaeda terrorist guilty of murdering a U.S. Army sergeant and “transferred” from Guantanamo to Canada by the Obama administration has been released from an Alberta prison while he appeals his conviction for war crimes. His name is Omar Ahmed Khader and he’s a member of Canada’s “first family…


JW Exposes Obama’s Amnesty Danger

Judicial Watch Files New Lawsuit on Bergdahl-Terrorist Swap Scandal Open Borders for Terrorists? Obama Amnesty is Threat to Public Safety Judicial Watch Files New Lawsuit on Bergdahl-Terrorist Swap Scandal There are some major new developments in the strange case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that cry out for transparency – under…


Freed Gitmo Captive Opens ISIS Base in Afghanistan

As President Obama frees droves of terrorists—including five Yemenis this week—from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo news reports confirm that a Gitmo alum who once led a Taliban unit has established the first Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) base in Afghanistan. His name is Mullah Abdul Rauf…


VA Gives Gitmo Terrorists Better Medical Care Than U.S. Veterans

As the nation prepares to commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, a Pentagon insider reveals that Al Qaeda terrorist jailed at Guantanamo get better medical treatment than our own veterans. As disgraceful as this may seem, it’s not at all far-fetched considering the…


Obama Parole Board Frees Al Qaeda Terrorist, Bin Laden Guard From Gitmo

The Al Qaeda terrorist—Osama Bin Laden’s bodyguard—determined to be “too dangerous to be released” from Guantanamo just a few years ago will be freed from the military prison because President Obama’s new parole board found he no longer poses a “significant threat to the United States.” The shocking about-face comes…


Judicial Watch Cited in Gitmo Terrorist Case

A legal filing in the Military Commission proceeding of a Guantanamo Bay terrorist actually credits Judicial Watch with exposing how the Obama administration released sensitive intelligence information to the filmmakers of Zero Dark Thirty. The critically acclaimed movie told the dramatic story of the U.S. raid that killed Al Qaeda…


Exorbitant Rental Car Expenses at Guantanamo Bay Naval Air Station

Judicial Watch, Inc. has obtained from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) documents revealing that the Obama administration has spent more than a half million dollars in taxpayer funds on car rentals at Guantanamo Bay Naval Air Station since 2009, including seven instances costing Americans more than $5,000 and 11…


U.S. to Release bin Laden’s Bodyguard from Gitmo

While leftist human rights groups and the famously liberal mainstream media rejoice that the Obama Administration is releasing 55 Guantanamo terrorists, none has mentioned that among them is Osama bin Laden’s personal bodyguard. That’s right; the president is freeing the al-Qaeda operative, Idris Ahmad Abdu Qadir Idris, who once protected…


Obama Negotiates With Taliban Over Gitmo Prisoners

In a deplorable move that could seriously compromise national security, the Obama Administration is in the process of negotiating a deal to release up to five Taliban prisoners from the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As part of “Taliban reconciliation efforts,” the terrorists would be transferred to…


Special Report from Gitmo: Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Military Tribunal Arraignment

Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri was escorted into a top security courtroom at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Wednesday morning by an army of military officers. Clean shaven and with short-cropped hair, the al-Qaeda terrorist charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole chose to wear his white prison…


Judicial Watch to Monitor Guantanamo Bay Military Commission Proceedings against USS Cole Bombing Defendant

Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has been approved to monitor the military tribunal of Saudi-born Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, an al-Qaeda terrorist accused of orchestrating the October 12, 2000, attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole. Al-Nashri is set to…


The Value of Guantanamo’s Intelligence


Judicial Watch Obtains Bush Defense Department Documents Detailing Terrorist Threat Posed by Guantanamo Detainees

“There is substantial risk that detainees at Guantanamo, upon release, would set out to kill Americans or other innocent civilians around the world.” White House Spokesman Jay Carney on February 17, 2011: “The president remains committed to closing Guantanamo.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — March…


Gitmo suspects allowed laptops while in custody


Identifying the Gitmo Nine

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