Omar Khadr

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Omar Khadr's Trial Back Under Way at Gitmo, At Least Until A Plea Deal Works Out

    Last January, we brought you the story of Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee and only Westerner held in Guantanamo Bay.​The Canadian-born Khadr was only 15 when U.S. troops shot and detained him in 2002 on an Afghan battlefield. Khadr later confessed to throwing a grenade that killed one medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Where's Omar Khadr Going? Not Back to Canada Anytime Soon

    As President Obama tries to keep his pledge to close Gitmo by next January, his biggest challenge -- as told in-depth in your New Times this very week -- is figuring out what to do with guys like Omar Khadr. Khadr, the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay and the only Westerner, is both a symbol of t ... More >>

  • News

    February 26, 2009

    Guantanamo's Final Days

    America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    The Stain of Gitmo: "We Destroyed People's Lives."

    Tomorrow on newsstands, we tell the story of Omar Khadr, who is the youngest detainee at Guantanamo, the only Westerner, and a symbol of sorts. To some, he is exhibit A for all that is wrong with America's War on Terror. For others, he's an example of why the camp exists in the first place. For us, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Obama's First Act: Closing Gitmo (But Don't Say Farewell Just Yet)

    The prez-elect electrified the newswires yesterday when word leaked he plans to issue an executive order during his first week in office -- and maybe his first day -- officially shutting down the detention camps at Guantánamo Bay.But before you start planning those Gitmo V-Day parades, Obama sounde ... More >>