Tag Archive: al-Qaeda

Yes Mr. President, This Is Who We Are – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner and Paul Jay analyze President Obama’s defense of his drone and Guantanamo policies – a policy based on continuing US dominance in the Middle East; Obama’s speech was interrupted by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Old Wine in New Bottles: Enemy Combatants Live On! – Just Left Blog Post

Today, the Obama administration set forth the authority under which it claims it can continue to hold those at Guantanamo without giving them a trial. If any of us thought or hoped or prayed that Obama would reject the detention…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Prosecuting Al Qaeda: September 11 and its Aftermath – Crimes of War Project – PDF

2001 Prosecuting Al Qaeda September 11 and its Aftermath I generally don’t like military commissions at any time because they depart too greatly from accepted norms of due process, transparency, and rules of evidence. In terms of military justice, I…
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International War Crimes

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