Guantanamo Bay http://wamc.org en 6/18/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/61814-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Ray Graf and Legislative Director of NYPIRG, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Benghazi Capture<br />Malcolm Smith Mistrial<br />Iraq Update<br />GM Hearing</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 92855 at http://wamc.org 6/18/14 Panel Congressional Corner With Richard Neal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Should the U.S. have traded Guantanamo prisoners for Bowe Bergdahl?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the conversation has become muddled in silly politics.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 92431 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Richard Neal 5/16/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/51614-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and political consultant, Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />NYT Firing Abramson<br />NYT Digital Picture<br />Net Neutrality<br />Guantanamo Report<br />VA Panel</p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 90588 at http://wamc.org 5/16/14 Panel Human Rights Lawyer On Guantanamo's War Court http://wamc.org/post/human-rights-lawyer-guantanamos-war-court <p>A Connecticut attorney who went to observe the military courts at Guantanamo has written an e-book about what he saw. Charles Church practiced law for many years before moving to Connecticut where he focused on human rights, and his book <em>My Week at Guantanamo’s War Court</em>, now available on Amazon came about after he observed the legal proceedings. Wed, 07 May 2014 16:40:00 +0000 Brian Shields 89883 at http://wamc.org Human Rights Lawyer On Guantanamo's War Court Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay http://wamc.org/post/medea-benjamin-code-pink-closing-guantanamo-bay <p>She interrupted the president during a foreign policy speech in may to demand the U.S. close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and President Obama responded by saying she is worth paying attention to. Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of <a href="http://www.codepink4peace.org/">Code Pink</a>, will be at the Troy Public Library at 100 second street this Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. to talk about drones, Yemen and Guantanamo. Media Benjamin stopped in to WAMC this morning for an interview with Brian Shields.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:31:19 +0000 69320 at http://wamc.org Medea Benjamin, Code Pink - Closing Guantanamo Bay 5/1/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/5113-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics:</p><ul><li>The President vows to close Gitmo</li><li>Syria Update</li><li>Poll shows support for public surveillance</li><li>Morning After Pill easier to obtain Wed, 01 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63584 at http://wamc.org "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin http://wamc.org/post/terror-courts-jess-bravin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, the U.S. rounded up hundreds of suspected terrorists in Afghanistan and around the world. Many ended up at a special military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59411 at http://wamc.org "The Terror Courts" by Jess Bravin No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial http://wamc.org/post/no-tv-broadcast-guantanamo-911-trial <p></p><p>SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A military judge has denied a request to allow television broadcast coverage of the Guantanamo Bay war crimes tribunal for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attacks.</p><p>Defense lawyers requested TV coverage of proceedings at the U.S. base in Cuba. But the Defense Department had authorized only closed-circuit broadcast to several military bases in the northeast U.S.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 21:22:52 +0000 Associated Press 55015 at http://wamc.org No TV broadcast of Guantanamo 9/11 trial