The gunmen struck early Sunday at the U.N. base, arriving in armed vehicles; several of the assailants were killed.
The Camp Justice sleepover plan represents a reversal in Guantanamo detention center policy.
The challenge in sustaining the Afghan police force underscores some of the country's dependencies on foreign backers.
Retired Marine Col. George Bristol has "been to every bad place on Earth multiple times."
An alleged al-Qaida commander recovering from five spine surgeries at Guantanamo made it to court and lasted just 30 minutes.
The court also ruled that the chief defense counsel did not have the authority to let civilian lawyers quit the case.
An Iraqi captive held at Guantanamo failed to show up at a hearing, stalling progress toward the war crimes trial.
All across Syria's last opposition-held province, Idlib, residents showed up to demonstrate against Assad's government.
Russia says it has launched airstrikes targeting militant infrastructure in Syria's northern Idlib province.
The jihadist alliance, created out of the former Al-Qaida branch in Syria, is classified by the U.S. as a terrorist group.