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.‚ÄčThe 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. Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsKhadr, the youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay and the only Wester ... 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 >>