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Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, [...]
Former Gitmo Commander Who Called Prisoner Suicides ‘Asymetrical Warfare’ Named Ambassador To Australia
Donald Trump picks the best people! And he has decided that the best person to represent the United States to the nation of Australia is Admiral Harry B. Harris. The statement given by the White House about the appointment describes Harris [...]
Ukraine Fighting Pauses, Briefly, for Big Prisoner Exchange
The United States and the European Union have each set full implementation of the Minsk deal as a key condition for the lifting of economic sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russia rebels [...]

Trump’s prisoner dilemma

President Donald Trump may soon find out whether his chest-thumping “America first” policy can bring some desperate Americans back home. The president is coming under increasing pressure from relatives of Americans imprisoned by foreign [...]

Dispatch from Kandahar: Without a Motorcycle in Kandahar, ‘You Are Like a Prisoner’

This city lives on its motorcycles. Here in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the brief minute stopped at the light is often intimate. A man reaches back to make sure the groceries he tied to the rear rack don’t fall. A child wrapped around [...]

The first lady is no prisoner: #FreeMelania ignores the fact that Mrs. Trump is part of the problem

Melania Trump is the “First Lady of Constant Sorrow” — or at least, that’s what Twitter would have you believe. The inauguration ball anointing Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States was designed to be a victory [...]