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- Abdel Bari Atwan : Analyst of Islamic politics and Editor of an independent U.K. based Arabic language based newspaper, Al-Quds Al-Arabi; has had access to Osama bin Laden but is also a frequent analyst in Western and Muslim media and academic publications
- Ahmed Rashid : Pakistani journalist and author, who has written highly regarded books on Central Asia, especially on the Taliban
- Algerian Six : The "Algerian Six" were six Bosnian citizens, originally from Algeria, who were sent to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy : A 2006 book by Francis Fukuyama, examining the role of neoconservatism in American foreign policy, its execution by the George W. Bush Administration, and a proposed evolved political philosophy to replace it
- Binyam Ahmed Mohammad : an Ethiopian who was held in secret CIA custody, and later faced charges before a Guantanamo military commission.
- Bisher Amin Khalil al-Rawi : An Iraqi citizen, released in 2007, who was held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, but was believed to have had some relationships with the British Security Service before being detained; the detention may be related to his breaking off the relationship; he is a plaintiff in Mohamed et al. v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc. as well as British lawsuits
- Bismullah v. Gates : A U.S. appellate court decision that held that prisoners, in extrajudicial detention at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, had a right to have their defense attorneys review all the classified evidence in their client's dossier
- Bob Woodward : Add brief definition or description
- CIA influence on public opinion : Add brief definition or description
- Combatant Status Review Tribunal : An administrative hearing, held between 2004 and 2005, to determine if an individual under U.S. extrajudicial detention was an enemy combatant or entitled to prisoner of war status
- Detainee Treatment Act : A 2005 Congressional act specifying explicit standards for prisoners in the custody of the U.S. military
- Director of Central Intelligence : Formerly, the U.S. official that headed both the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States intelligence community; the responsibility is now split between the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (currently Leon Panetta) and the Director of National Intelligence (currently Dennis Blair)
- Executive Order 12333 : An order issued by Ronald Reagan, clarifying some authorities of, and restrictions on, the United States intelligence community
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr : An Egyptian cleric, captured by U.S. and Italian intelligence officers in Italy, sent by extraordinary rendition to Egypt, and later released; Italy indicted intelligence personnel involved in the rendition and the trial is ongoing
- Herblock : Formerly (1909 – 2001) a leading American editorial cartoonist for seventy years.
- Hiwa Abdul Rahman Rashul : A "ghost prisoner", acknowledged held by the U.S. in 2004, whose current status and whereabouts are unknown; he was not among the CIA High Value Detainees transferred to Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Huzaifa Parhat : Add brief definition or description
- Imad Kanouni : A French citizen, held in Guantanamo, transferred to France, where he stood trial and was acquitted.
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- John Roberts : The seventeenth and current Chief Justice of the United States
- Kings of Chaos : A text-based Massively Multiplayer Online Strategy Game.
- L. Patrick Gray, III : L. Patrick Gray III was a decorated Naval officer, lawyer, and acting Director of the FBI noted for being the Director of the FBI during the initial phases of the Watergate investigations.
- Lewis Welshofer Jr. : An American interrogator, convicted of negligent homicide in the suffocation death of an officer he was interrogating.
- Linguistic prescriptivism : The laying down or prescribing of normative rules for the use of a language, or the making of recommendations for effective language usage.
- Mega Society : A high IQ society open to people who have scored at the one-in-a-million level on a test of general intelligence credibly claimed to be able to discriminate at that level.
- Meghan O'Sullivan : Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard University Belfer Center; previously consultant to then-U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, on the National Security Council, Coalition Provisional Authority, Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance, and the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State
- Office for the Administrative Review of Detained Enemy Combatants : In 2004 the DoD initiated annual reviews of whether they should continue to hold the Guantanamo captives or repatriate them.
- Project for the New American Century : neoconservative think tank and interest group, formed, in its words, to promote the foreign policy principles of the Reagan Administration: "a military that is strong and ready to meet both present and future challenges; a foreign policy that boldly and purposefully promotes American principles abroad; and national leadership that accepts the United States' global responsibilities;" actively supported regime change and preventive war in the Middle East
- Robert Kagan : U.S. foreign policy analyst and influencer; cofounder of the new Foreign Policy Initiative; senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, contributing editor at the New Republic and Weekly Standard, columnist, Washington Post; member, Council on Foreign Relations; fellow in American diplomatic history at American University; Aspen Strategy Group, Aspen Institute; son of Donald Kagan and brother of Frederick Kagan
- Sarah Palin : (1964–) Governor of Alaska (2006–2009) and Republican Party vice presidential nominee (2008).
- Stephen Abraham : Partner, Fink & Abraham LLP; lieutenant colonel, Military Intelligence, U.S. Army, retired; (Ret); Liberty and Security Committee, Constitution Project; filed affidavit that the Combatant Status Review Tribunal was unfair
- The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy : A controversial book by two American academics, suggesting that the relationship between the United States and Israel is dysfunctional, but affected by a loose but politically powerful set of interest groups in both countries
- Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. support for Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War : Technological aid, intelligence, the sale of dual-use and military equipment, but no direct combat against Iran, in the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War
- USCG Island class : A class of smaller United States Coast Guard cutters.
- Whale meat : The edible flesh of various species of whale.