Tag Archive: National Security

Law and Disorder Radio – Scott Horton on Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Warfare – US Sanctions Against Venezuelan Government Officials – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner Updates on Julian Assange Case: You Can’t Just Keep a Case Going in Custody Essentially in the Embassy Julian Assange’s Case Could Go to European Court of Human Rights – Assange is Being Arbitrarily Detained and Investigation Not…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial. NOOR: What are you working on this week, Michael? RATNER: Well, I had a…
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Internet Freedom

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Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial.

Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Obama vs Romney on Human Rights – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: President Obama record on human rights is no better than George Bush. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul. JAY: And I should mention Michael’s on the board of the Real…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantánamo at 10: The Defeat of Liberty by Fear – The Guardian – PDF

2012 Guantanamo at 10: The Defeat of Liberty by Fear The unprecedented executive powers assumed by both presidents since 9/11 have crippled America’s body politic On 11 January 2002, the United States began showing major signs of what I call…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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“Absolutist” To Defend the Law? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: It’s outrageous to equate people who demand the rule of law with those who break it. BARACK OBAMA, US PRESIDENT: We see that above all in the recent debate, how the recent debate has obscured the truth and…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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