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Another broken law

Congress knew President Obama harbored a deep desire to free prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. That was, after all, one of his campaign promises.That's why lawmakers passed legislation in 2013 explicitly requiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Close Guantanamo Bay the right way

Closing the Guantanamo Bay prison is good. Closing Guantanamo Bay in a year without applying the constitutional right to a speedy and public trial to its prisoners is cruel, and is torture! It is like closing down an animal hospital pound without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/11/let_510969.shtml
Letters
POW deal was lawless

...was re-elected.In the exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, Obama released five senior Taliban commanders from the Guantanamo Bay prison. They are considered some of the worst of the worst.The five detainees are top Taliban commanders. One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-14/pow-deal-was-lawless
A world made more dangerous

...out disgustingly as one of the worst.President Obama recently agreed to release five radical Taliban fighters from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for America's only prisoner of the Afghan War.In doing so, this president has made the world more dangerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-03/world-made-more-dange
POW swap calculated?

...those thinkers who carry a big stick.We all are aware how effective and accurate our drones have become. Keeping Guantanamo Bay open may have allowed our Gitmo medical staff ample time to implant numerous microchips inside selected inmates for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-15/pow-swap-calculated
Barrow, Wilson condemn swap of detainees for soldier

...notify the appropriate committees of Congress at least 30 days before the transfer or release of any detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, as required by law."After receiving a classified briefing from the Administration, I disagree with how the Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/barrow-wilson-condemn-swap-d
Fog of crisis descends

...investigations. All are hot on the trail, but always seem to lose the scent before treeing the varmint. In the Guantanamo Bay detention camp that holds some of the world's most dangerous terrorists, there now are five newly emptied cells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-17/fog-crisis-descends
Rants & Raves

...your clients/patients back? Remember, we pay your salary ? if we can find you. I BELIEVE A THIRD of released Guantanamo Bay prisoners are known to have gone back to terrorist activities. I'm sure the actual number is much higher. How...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-13/rants-raves
Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday

...2009.Many have criticized the Obama administration for agreeing to release five Taliban prisoners from detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Bergdahl. Some of Bergdahl's former Army colleagues have accused him of deserting his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-12/bergdahl-scheduled-arrive-te
Another coat of whitewash

...his gear and walked away in the dead of night.All of that was known before Obama sprung the five detainees from Guantanamo Bay.Yes, unanswered questions remain, namely: Why did Bergdahl walk away from his unit? Under military law, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-20/another-coat-whitewas