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7:33 am on Saturday December 12, 2009

Gitmo detainees seem unlikely to be placed in Charleston

A leaked White House memo, if it holds steady, kills the notion that Gitmo detainees would be brought to Charleston's Naval Brig. Read more stories on this subject in our Guantanamo topic page.Instead it seems the detainees will be housed in an...
3:34 am on Monday November 30, 2009

Guantanamo debate: Charleston Naval Brig getting visit from S.C. Attorney General

Image by Flickr user horizontal.integrationImage by 20091130-gitmo.jpg South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster is in town today to tour and discuss prisoner operations with officials at North Charleston's Navy brig. The brig is being...
3:08 am on Tuesday November 10, 2009

Finding a response to possibility of Guantanamo detainees to Charleston

Image by Flickr user anjan58 Image by 20091110-guant.jpg After recent word that Charleston's Navy brig was still a possible home for some Guantanamo detainees, South Carolina leaders continue to search for a response.  Read more stories on this...
6:08 am on Sunday March 15, 2009

Charleston has practiced for years to be Gitmo

The Charleston Navy brig is still on the short list of new homes for some or all of Guantanamo's detainees, and The Post and Courier has an extensive look at how the Charleston facility has handled housing the nation's only so-called enemy combatant...
5:28 am on Monday February 9, 2009

Goose Creek mayor more receptive to housing Guantanamo detainees

Image by Flickr user Paul Keller Image by 20090209-guantanamo.jpg If you want to chat about PR damage, it's got to be hard to market the Guantanamo province in Cuba. When asked about the possibility of moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the naval...
10:43 am on Monday January 26, 2009

Charleston may yet be next home to Gitmo's detainees

Charleston City Paper's Greg Hambrick has done my job for me and has a good roundup of the latest sentiments regarding the potential use of Charleston's navy brig as a new home for the detainees currently at Guantanamo. The takeaway? Any would-be...
7:29 am on Wednesday November 26, 2008

Local comfortable with what's going on at Guantanamo

Neal Petersen, guest writer for The Post and Courier, writes about his trip to Guantanamo: Back in our home in McClellanville, I find myself wrestling with the complexity of what we've wrought. I hear how a judge has ordered the release of five...
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