Today on Law and Disorder, hosts take a look back at US governments’ domestic and international reaction to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, where an estimated 3000 perished. Stay with us as we begin with the targeting of Muslims and Arab/Americans then discuss the use of secret prisons, NSA spying, Guantanamo and war powers, the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
FBI Roundups, Profiling, Secret Sites, Presidential Powers
Roundup of Muslims – FBI to question 5000–immediate – Special Registration
Spying, NSA, Criminalizing Dissent, Patriot Act
2006 NSA spying—cases and victory
We hear a preview from an interview with Shane Kadidal, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and cooperating attorney Michael Avery, president of the National Lawyers Guild, right after arguing the case brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights seeking to stop Bush and government agencies from conducting warrantless surveillance of international communications of people in the United States.
Guantanamo, Torture, Indefinite Detention, Renditions, Criminal Prosecutions
Abu Gharib photos – Warning – graphic images on this link
Guantanamo – Amnesty Link
Torture is not torture – 2004 Truthout story – Marjorie Cohn
AUMF — Authorization to Use Military Force – translation: Attack anything anywhere if president says it’s related to 9/11.
Attack Afghanistan – 2002
Attack Iraq – 2003
Attack Lebanon – 2006