In a first, the military is shipping an oversized holding cell to Guantánamo to hold a hospital bed for the trial of an alleged al-Qaida member who has had multiple spine surgeries.
A grand jury indictment describes the former Guantánamo base commander as having a fight with a commissary worker, an affair with the worker’s wife, and covering up both, before and after the worker was found drowned.
A declassified argument by a lawyer with top secret clearance appears to disclose an unknown chapter of CIA Director Gina Haspel’s covert career: that she served at Guantánamo.
In another setback to resumption of the USS Cole tribunal at Guantánamo, the Air Force colonel who was supposed to preside in the case has found employment in an immigration court.
It is hard to build an inter-oceanic canal discreetly. Still, Nicaragua's government is taking pains to conceal details about the canal and its corporate backers.
Cattle ranchers and plans for a massive canal threaten to displace Nicaragua's Rama Indians and other indigenous groups.
Residents of Nicaraguan villages along a proposed canal route fight for preservation, compensation, and recognition of the lives and homes that they've established over decades.
The inter-oceanic canal to be built across Nicaragua represents the largest civil engineering project in history. Tim Johnson predicts the canal's impact on Nicaraguans, nature, and politics.
Poland is a test case for shale gas development in Europe, but so far the industry has failed to take off.
Almost 2 million Iraqis have been displaced. The government maintains that the situation is improving, but sectarian violence persists and many feel it is unsafe to return home.
Civilians living in refugee camps in northern Iraq are not convinced the cease fire between Kurdish rebels and the Iranian government will last.
Rosia Montana has a long tradition of mining that stretches back more than 2,000 years, but a new open-pit gold mining site would destroy original mining tunnels and limit archaeological research.