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Shows featuring Col. Morris Davis

  • Former Guantánamo Chief Prosecutor Defends American POW -Taliban Prisoner Swap Col.morrisdavis
    In a deal brokered by Qatar, the United States agreed to release five Taliban leaders from Guantánamo Bay in return for winning Bowe Bergdahl’s freedom. Bergdahl is now being treated at an American military hospital in Germany and will return to the United States at a later date. The Taliban leaders will be forced to...
    June 03, 2014 | Story
  • As Hunger Strike Continues, Ex-Chief Guantánamo Prosecutor Says "No Good Reason" To Keep Prison Open

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    More than 150 days in their hunger strike, at least 45 Guantánamo prisoners are being force-fed through tubes. "It’s regrettable that it’s taking them putting their lives at risk to get us to pay attention, that they’ve been cleared for transfer, yet they’re still in prison," says Col. Morris...
    July 11, 2013 | Blog Post
  • Kevin Gosztola: Behind the Scenes of the Bradley Manning Trial

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    Reporter and blogger Kevin Gosztola has been one of only a handful of journalists covering the Bradley Manning trial on a daily basis. He describes the first few weeks of the historic trial. We also speak to Col. Morris Davis, the former chief prosecutor at Guantánamo, who testified for the Manning defense. [includes rush...
    July 10, 2013 | Blog Post
  • Testifying for Bradley Manning’s Defense, Ex-Guantánamo Prosecutor Says Leaks Caused No Harm to U.S. Bradley_manning_trial
    Lawyers for accused Army whistleblower Bradley Manning have opened their defense at his military court-martial with a bid to dismiss a number of charges, including aiding the enemy. We’re joined by the former chief prosecutor at Guantánamo Bay, Col. Morris Davis, who has just wrapped two days of testimony for the...
    July 10, 2013 | Story
  • Guantánamo Exclusive: Former Chief Prosecutor, Ex-Prisoner Call on Obama to Close Prison Splash_image20120110-14758-12gptos-0
    On the 10th anniversary of when the United States began detaining terror suspects at its Guantánamo Bay military base in Cuba, we speak with a former prisoner and the ex-chief U.S. prosecutor, who both call for the Obama administration to close the base. "People are locked up in isolation camps... People lost their...
    January 10, 2012 | Story
  • Fmr. Chief Guantanamo Prosecutor Says Military Commissions "Not Justice" Davisweb
    As the first military tribunal conducted by the United States in more than half a century is scheduled to take place next week in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, we speak with Air Force Colonel Morris Davis, the former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo. He resigned his position late last year in protest over what he said was political interference. We speak with Col. Davis about his decision to step down,...
    July 16, 2008 | Story