There are 41 men being held at Guantanamo Bay—26 have never been charged with a crime, and five continue to be held despite being cleared for release, according to a March 2017 report from the American Civil Liberties Union. It costs roughly $7 million per year to hold one detainee at the U.S. military-run detention center. Since it opened in January 2002, Guantanamo Bay—also known as Gitmo—has seen nearly 800 men pass through. … [Read more...] about Torture Used by U.S. Military at Guantanamo Bay Despite Being Banned, UN Says
Extending Chinese New Year's greetings to Huangpu alumni and their relatives at home and abroad, Lin Shangyuan, head of the alumni association, called on them to make new contributions to promote the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and to achieve the complete reunification of the motherland. … [Read more...] about Alumni Association of Huangpu Military Academy holds Spring Festival tea party in Beijing
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The mystery of their origin has gripped Colorado, where news of a sighting makes near-daily headlines and no one has yet copped to operating the aircraft. The state’s governor, Jared Polis, deployed the state plane to hunt them down after a pilot believed one of the objects came too close to a Flight for Life helicopter. And a constellation of government agencies has formed a task force to get to the bottom of the mystery. … [Read more...] about Are the Mystery Drone Swarms Lingering Near Nuclear Missile Silos?
How Americans restore trust may be an existential question for their country, then, but it’s ultimately a practical one: What U.S. society needs to answer it in the coming years aren’t lamentations but practical measures, especially among the emerging generations that will define America’s future. … [Read more...] about ‘You Don’t Have to Wear a Military Uniform to Serve Your Country’