Tag Archive: War on Terror

Congress Must Stop Giving Presidents Power to Make Endless War – MSNBC

Talk of the Middle East dominated Capitol Hill this week. But while the media and congressional Republicans flocked to the Capitol to see Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver his contentious address, the real discoveries were being made in a…
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Civil Liberties

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Sharmini, it’s good to be with you and, of course, The Real News. PERIES: So, Michael, what are your thoughts on this somber occasion of the 13th anniversary of 9/11? RATNER: As…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The World Made A Much More Dangerous Place by the U.S. Since 9/11 — TRNN Video Link

The Real News Network The United States should have held Saudi Arabia and Pakistan criminally responsible for 9/11 instead of launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner’s Speech at CAIR-LA’s 16th Annual Banquet – Video

Human rights lawyer Michael Ratner delivered an earnest keynote address at CAIR-LA’s 16th Annual Banquet. Ratner described the “assault” of Islamophobia on civil liberties in America, and the importance of CAIR’s work in safeguarding those liberties and upholding the constitutional…
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Palestine

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Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner – Transcript – PDF

2012 Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner AS: How did you get interested in civil rights law? How did you make it to the CCR? MR: Well came out of the ’60s. I went to Columbia Law School. Of course the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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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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