Cora Currier was a reporting fellow at ProPublica and previously on the editorial staff of the New Yorker. She has written for the New Yorkerâs website, The European, Letâs Go guides, and other publications. During the 2008 presidential election, she covered the youth vote for The Nation. She has also worked as a researcher for several books on history and politics. Cora graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies.
More than 50 detainees are on hunger strike, underlining the uncertainty that surrounds the future of military detention at Gitmo. We break down what’s known about the prison.
Defense attorneys for men accused of terrorism before military commissions at Guantanamo Bay say their email communications have been searched and files have gone missing from servers.
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Human rights researchers years ago identified a man who may have been held secretly by the CIA, and whose whereabouts were unknown. It appears than man is now in custody in New York.
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What little we know about the evidence needed to justify a drone strike on unidentified people.
The focus on the targeting of American citizens overlooks many other strikes in which the U.S. doesn’t know who it’s killing.
In 2009, we identified more than thirty prisoners once held by the CIA who weren’t accounted for. Since then, a few have resurfaced and many remain missing.
The Obama administration has justified its counterterror strategy on a law Congress passed just days after 9/11. But more than a decade later, does it fit the facts on the ground?
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The Senate intelligence committee is set to vote next week on the results of its 3-year investigation into detention and interrogation at the CIA. Whether any of the report will be made public is unclear.
As Congress prepares to send it to President Obama, a guide to the controversial defense spending bill’s provisions about detention and the laws of war.