Tag Archive: Anwar al-Awlaki

Law and Disorder Radio – The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement – Rutgers University to Give Condoleezza Rice Honorary Degree – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging U.S. Drone Killings of Three Americans Al Jazeera: Revealed: Senate Report Contains New Details on CIA Black Sites                     The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement In…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill — TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: There have been no criminal prosecutions for illegal actions committed by the U.S. in the name of national security since 9/11.

International War Crimes

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“Off With His Head”: Court Upholds Obama’s Power to Kill – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, you know, I think about drone killings a lot. And I think…
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International War Crimes

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US Drones Reaping Death by SIM Card – TRNN Transcript

RATNER: Always good to be with The Real News. And thank you, Jaisal. NOOR: So, Michael, tell us what you have for us this week. RATNER: Well, this has been what I would call drone week–a couple of stories that…
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International War Crimes

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US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card – TRNN Video Link

Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight.

International War Crimes

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

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.  BARACK OBAMA, U.S. PRESIDENT:…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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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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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Obama Signs NDAA Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention; Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with you. And happy new year to you and…
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Obama Signs NDAA Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention; Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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