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The British government wants the United States to promise it won't seek the death penalty for two ISIS terrorists, or send them to Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, if they are extradited from Syria to the U.S. and tried in court here.
I was greeted with a "Welcome to Free Cuba" when I landed at Guantanamo (GTMO) back in 2006. GTMO is a 47-square mile U.S. military base on the southeast tip of Cuba. In relation to my research on international terrorism, I was invited by the Pentagon as a distinguished visitor. I toured the detention ...
Authorities of Cuba and the United States met today in Washington for their second technical meeting to prevent and fight money laundering, informed today a ... In their reports of Mutual Evaluation, Gafilat recognizes the general risk for asset laundering and financing of terrorism in Cuba is reduced and the ...
Pressing forward on a strategy of increased sanctions and multilateral pressure is right, but at the same time the Trump administration cannot delink Venezuela and Cuba, for there will be no resolution in Venezuela without addressing the pernicious influence of the Castro regime in fortifying Maduro's grip ...

America's terrorist assaults on Cuba lasted for over 30 years, well into the 1990s. It included everything from bombings of Cuba's tourist industry, infrastructure and exports, to support for international terrorists, along with chemical and biological warfare unleashed on the island. Elsewhere, in eastern Asia, ...
"The Ministry of Tourism itself has directives that discriminate against Cubans," Silva wrote on Facebook. "We can stay in a hotel, but we cannot take out a catamaran with a motor; you cannot use any motorized nautical means." He ponders if that's an indication Cubans are "potential terrorists" who might ...
U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. ... "In the past, we have foolishly released hundreds and hundreds of dangerous terrorists only to meet them again on the battlefield, including the ISIS leader, al-Baghdadi, who we captured, who ...
Trump said: "In the past, we have foolishly released hundreds of dangerous terrorists, only to meet them again on the battlefield - including the ISIS (Daesh) ... on the US naval base on the eastern tip of Cuba, in the months following the US-led invasion of Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The president pledged to continue the anti-terrorism fight until the Islamic State (IS) was defeated. "When possible, we have no choice but to annihilate them. When necessary, we must be able to detain and question them. But we must be clear: terrorists are not merely criminals. They are unlawful enemy ...
... order keeping open the controversial U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Trump announced that move during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. The prison on the American military base at Guantanamo Bay has been used for years to detain accused terrorists and enemy combatants.
Havana, Jan 30.- Cuba has condemned the terrorist attack perpetrated in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, and expressed its solidarity with the government and people of that South American country, through a declaration by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued today by Granma newspaper. A car bomb exploded ...
He was stationed at Little Creek in Norfolk Virginia, Bremerton, Washington, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Pearl harbor, Hawaii. ... navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Joint meritorious Unit award, Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and terrorism service Medal.
HAVANA -- The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced today that the Caribbean island and the United States held a technical meeting to prevent and face terrorism. According to a report from the Foreign Ministry, the objective of the meeting held in Washington is to progress cooperation in this ...
Havana, Jan 18.- The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced today that the Caribbean island and the United States held a technical meeting to prevent and face terrorism. According to a report from the Foreign Ministry, the objective of the meeting held in Washington is to progress cooperation in ...

The alleged militant is a Syrian national named Abu Wa'el Dhiab, also known as jihad Diyab, released in 2014 from the controversial U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. His accuser -- who Dhiab claims owes him thousands of dollars -- is Omar Khader Attalla, a Palestinian-born merchant. Both men ...
The four-tier categories were designed to replace a system that consisted of Travel Alerts (generally issued for short-term or temporary events) and Travel Warnings (stronger-worded messages encouraging visitors to reconsider travel due to scenarios such as crime or terrorism.) But the old system was ...
Caracas, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban embassy in Venezuela would have been target of attack with bomb car planned by terrorist group led by Oscar Perez, ... 'These terrorists, who were strongly armed with high-calibre weapons, opened fire against the officials in charge of their arrest and attempted to ...
Take the case of Cuba for example: backing insurgent movements in Europe and Latin America landed it on the list in 1982. Though the FARC, a Colombian Marxist group that it supported, frequently used terrorist tactics against Colombian citizens, it never became an international terrorist organization.
The system, announced last month, ranks countries into four security tiers based on a number of factors, including the risk of crime, terrorism, natural disaster, and civil ... Cuba, for instance, where the State Department has previously advised against travel, was listed as a Tier 3, rather than Tier 4, country.
From fears of terrorism to the continued growth of Airbnb, agents were faced with a handful of obstacles to overcome in 2017. And whether it was the negative impact of fake or inaccurate news reports, the concerns caused by devastating hurricanes, the reversal of travel-friendly Cuba policies, or lingering ...
Comparatively, former President Barack Obama's national security strategy from 2015 mentions "human rights" 16 times, "terrorist" 20 times and ... The national security strategy presents jihadist terrorism as one of the greatest threats to the U.S. Since 9/11, jihadist terrorists have killed 103 people on U.S. ...
WASHINGTON - President Trump should further unwind President Obama's directives on Cuba and once again designate the communist nation as a state sponsor of terrorism, a panel of Cuban and diplomatic experts told Congress last week. The panel included Cuban-born U.S. Ambassador to ...
The State Department on Wednesday introduced shades of gray into its system that tells people about trouble spots around the globe. The standard jargon at the State Department's website (travel.state.gov) used to be a "warning" -- something serious that would suggest extra caution (and sometimes ...
We also took into account the investigative results from our archives regarding high-profile terrorists of Cuban origin who, according to various sources, were in Dallas on the eve of the assassination - this as per statements from Antonio Cuesta Valle. This important CIA agent, implicated in [terrorist] actions ...
An improved US-Cuban relationship helps our security and economy. A stronger relationship with Cuba would assist the United States in fighting terrorism and drug trafficking. Lifting the trade embargo would increase US exports and boost the economy. A stronger relationship would also restore family and ...
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson adjusts his glasses as he speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his NATO counterparts held talks on Georgia and counter-terrorism efforts on Wednesday, the final ...
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba (AP) -- An FBI agent has started describing the case against a Saudi citizen accused in the Sept. 11 attack for the first time since the ... into the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. Al-Hawsawi faces charges that include terrorism and murder for providing financial and logistical support.
Some AntiFa groups have taken opposition to our democratic system to an unprecedented level, escalating 'resistance' to violence against their opponents and bystanders alike. Using violence to create fear in pursuit of political aims is the textbook definition of terrorism and we, the American people, and ...
Its very existence amounts to a huge propaganda victory for terrorists and would-be terrorists everywhere. It's a stain on our democracy (what's left of it). In the eyes of much of the world, it reveals the USA itself to be a terrorist. The persistence of this prison shows America is losing its own "war on terror.
Advocates of tagging the DPRK as a terrorist state cite a long list of misdeeds, including "duplicity in its negotiations with the United States" and defiance of ... Cuba was on the list until President Barack Obama removed it; Cuban-Americans were more likely to use terrorism against Havana than the Cuban ...
North Korea, Russia, Syria and Cuba Now Working Together Against ... that are also considered sponsors of terrorism by the State Department, ...
The North Korean and Cuban foreign ministers "strongly rejected" the ... as a state sponsor of terrorism (SSOT) at a bilateral meeting this week, ...
Cuba signaled support for North Korea in an escalating feud between ... weapons program and accusations of state-sponsored terrorism.
Trump said that North Korea has "repeatedly" sponsored acts of terrorism, including "assassinations on foreign soil." "This designation will .... It became clear during Trump's time abroad that his administration viewed North Korea as a rogue nation that engages in terrorist acts. During a fiery speech in South ...
Washington, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) considered the plans made by confessed criminal and terrorist Luis Posada ...
Ho and how we treat this terrorist will say a lot more about use than it will say ... I feel Saipov should be sent to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and be ...
Cuba has now become the most popular place to go in North ... terrorist threats and atrocities appear to be impacting Norwegians' ... Political events and the refugee crisis follow terrorism as the second and third concerns.
"Would love to send the NYC terrorist to Guantanamo but statistically ... the use of Guantanamo Bay for detainees suspected of terrorism and the likely ... oldest overseas military installation, established in southeast Cuba in 1903. .... way to get justice for terrorists-Trump needs to show respect for our system.
The terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday was the first by a ... "You play into the hands of the terrorists to the extent that you disrupt and divide ...
Federal Prosecutors file terrorism charges against New York attacker ... him to the U.S. military's terrorist detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ... stirring conversation about how terrorists should be dealt with after attacks ...
... three men arrested last year as part of an alleged terrorist plot to use ... an act of terrorism, because that conduct undermines the very fabric of our society. ... China and Cuba were formulating an invasion of the United States ...
Kelly isn't elaborating on why the U.S. believes Cuba could stop it. ... five years after the couple was captured by a terrorist group while hiking in Afghanistan.
Is this the sonic weapon sound used to harm US diplomats in Cuba? .... like Mexico and Europe because of crime, terrorism and other dangers.
"The idea that Cuba knows nothing about how these attacks took ... and put Cuba back on the list of state sponsors of internationalism terrorism.
Cuba's Castro regime did more than reorient the country's entire economic, social, and political systems. ... in 1961, Castro's intelligence services bolstered terrorist groups. ... An estimated "several hundred Palestinian terrorists" received ... to remove Havana from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.
"Until the government of Cuba can ensure the safety of our diplomats ... like Mexico and Europe because of crime, terrorism and other dangers.
Havana, Cuba (CNN) Some of the 21 US diplomats believed to have ... to worry much about terrorist attacks, kidnapping or even petty crime.


 

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