Category Cuba

Released GTMO Detainee New Leader Of al Qaeda In Arabian Peninsula

Want Any Evidence Why Unnecessarily Releasing Guantanamo Detainees (GTMO) Could Endanger American Lives And Others Fighting Against Violent Jihad?; Ex-Detainee Now The Leader Of al Qaeda In The Arabian Peninsula Based In Yemen – Most Dangerous Branch Of al Qaeda   www.fortunascorner.com        Thomas Joscelyn writes in the December 9, 2015 online edition […]

Lawmakers Accuse White House Of Elaborate Deception In Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Swap

.. washingtonpost.com Lawmakers Accuse White House Of Elaborate Deception In Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Swap by Missy Ryan  Dec. 9, 2015  4 min read  original In this still image provided by IntelCenter on December 7, 2010, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is shown as a prisoner of militants in Pakistan. AFP PHOTO / IntelCenter / FILES A new […]

Guantanamo Detainee Who Recruited 3 Of 9/11 Hijackers Released

DoD announced the release of Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba this morning.  Why we would let someone with his ‘rap sheet’ out of prison is not explainable — other than to satisfy the POTUS’s desire to shut the prison down.  This guy should have served the rest of his life in prison.  […]

Top Cuban General, Special Forces/Para-Military Operatives On The Ground In Syria To Assist Assad – Russian Sources; Senior U.S. Official, On Condition Of Anonymity Confirms Reports

Top Cuban General, Special Forces/Para-Military Operatives On The Ground In Syria To Assist Assad – Russian Sources; Senior U.S. Official, On Condition Of Anonymity Confirms Reports www.fortunascorner.com      Various news outlets this evening are reporting that a senior Cuban General along with Cuban Special Forces and Para-Military Operatives are on the ground in Syria […]

More Former Gitmo Detainees Are Suspected of Fighting Again — And More Got Killed

https://news.vice.com/article/more-former-gitmo-detainees-are-suspected-of-fighting-again-and-more-are-killed Defense & Security More Former Gitmo Detainees Are Suspected of Fighting Again — And More Got Killed By Jason Leopold September 3, 2015 | 3:00 pm The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) on Thursday released its latest report on so-called Guantanamo recidivists — detainees who the intelligence community claims are confirmed of re-engaging in terrorist […]

Inside the Ring: Looming Showdown Over Gitmo

Inside the Ring: Looming Showdown Over Gitmo Share Tweet Email The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military’s Guantanamo Bay detention center / AP BY: Bill Gertz August 27, 2015 10:22 am The Obama administration and Congress are heading for a showdown over the president’s plan to close the prison at […]

The Late Robert Conquest On Cuba; And Bay Of Pigs

http://archive.spectator.co.uk/article/5th-may-1961/11/day-of-dupes   4 MAY 1961, Page 11 Day of Dupes By ROBERT CONQUEST Most of the signatories seem to be critics or dramatists. It is difficult to think of any reason (or rather any reputable reason) why they should feel their names particularly impressive appended to a letter on a political issue about which, one […]

Colombia Detains Cuba-Bound Chinese Ship Carrying Weapons

Colombia Detains Cuba-bound Chinese Ship Carrying Weapons Colombian officials say they have detained the captain of a China-flagged ship bound for Cuba for illegally carrying explosives and other arms. The attorney general’s office said the ship was stopped over the weekend in the Caribbean port of Cartagena. Officials said about 100 tons of gunpowder, almost […]

Russian Intellligence Ship Spying on U.S. Missile Submarines – Near Cuba

Russian Intel Ship Spying on US Missile Submarines AGI Viktor Leonov recently spotted in Cuba Men fish near the Russian warship Viktor Leonov CCB-175, docked in Havana’s harbor, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 Men fish near the Russian warship Viktor Leonov CCB-175, docked in Havana’s harbor, Cuba, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 / AP BY: Bill […]

Russian Surveillance Ship Spotted in Havana Ahead of Cuban-US Talks

Russian Surveillance Ship Spotted in Havana Ahead of Cuban-US Talks © AFP 2015/ Stringer Military & Intelligence 14:04 21.01.2015 (updated 14:36 21.01.2015) 76540 A Russian surveillance ship has dropped anchor at Havana seaport, RIA Novosti reports. There has been no comment on the purpose of the visit to the Cuban capital of the Viktor Leonov, […]