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- Abdul Haq (Uighur) : A member of the Uighur ethnic group who directed a camp of Uighurs in the Tora Bora mountains in Afghanistan.
- Administrative Review Board : Add brief definition or description
- Administrative law : The practice of creating and interpreting regulations, often defined to meet a public policy objective, the authority for which was delegated by a legislature to an executive; they are not formal courts but decisions sometimes may be appealed to the judiciary
- Ahcene Zemiri : An Algerian citizen held in extrajudicial detention at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Algerian Six : The "Algerian Six" were six Bosnian citizens, originally from Algeria, who were sent to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Bagram Theater Internment Facility : A facility, described by the George W. Bush administration as temporary, which has been open for seven years, where the USA holds prisoners in uncertain legal status
- 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
- Detainee Treatment Act : A 2005 Congressional act specifying explicit standards for prisoners in the custody of the U.S. military
- East Turkestan Independence Movement : A separatist movement for Uighurs, which, with some controversy, has been designated a terrorist organization
- Freedom of Information Act : A piece of legislation that enables individuals and groups to demand that the government review designated information that is being withheld from public release.
- Guantanamo captives' documents : Descriptions of documents published about the individual Guantanamo captives.
- Guantanamo captives' uniforms : Add brief definition or description
- Habeas corpus : In common law, any of several types of writs requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court; esp. one designed to secure a person's release from unlawful detention.
- Haji Bismullah : An Afghan citizen, who, while working for a pro-US Afghan provincial government, was denounced, held in Guantanamo Bay detention camp for six years, and released in January 2009 as "no longer an enemy combatant"
- Huzaifa Parhat : Add brief definition or description
- Khaldan training camp : Located in southeast Afghanistan near Khost, an al-Qaeda training facility, apparently in weapons, tactics and explosives, directed by Abu Zubaydah.
- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed : Described by the U.S. and by his own proud statement, the operational planner, for al-Qaeda, of the 9-11 attack; a U.S. High Value Detainee to be tried in a civilian criminal court in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- Lieutenant colonel : A military rank in the middle of the "field officer" grades, who might command a battalion, or be a deputy chief of staff (e.g., for operations or logistics) of a division, or be the executive officer (i.e., second-in-command) of a brigade
- Military Commissions Act of 2006 : U.S. law authorizing the President or Secretary of Defense to create tribunals for determining the prisoner of war status of persons captured as non-national combatants, and to try them, outside the regular judicial system, for war crimes
- 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.
- Ramzi Binalshibh : The primary staff assistant to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, communications intermediary with the 9-11 hijackers and involved in other planning; currently a High Value Detainee at Guantanamo Bay detention camp; defendant in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- 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
- Uighur detainees in Guantanamo : Prisoners captured in Afghanistan by the U.S., and determined to be members of an anti-Chinese organization not opposed to the U.S.; they are in limbo as they cannot be sent to China but other countries have been reluctant to take them
- War on terror : A major policy of the George W. Bush Administration, defining global terrorism, as opposed to nation-states as in the Cold War, as the focal point of national security policy
- Washington Post : A daily newspaper in Washington DC -- first publisher of the details of the Watergate scandal.