Guantanamo

Bashing the Bergdahls

A week ago U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was released after five years of captivity by the Taliban. Since then you’d have to be a cave dweller to have missed the firestorm that’s erupted. President Obama invited Bergdahl’s parents to… Read More ›

Et tu, Barack?

George Bush did a lot of things that upset a lot of people. One of them was authorizing the indefinite detention of suspected terrorists in Guantánamo prison, where he hoped they’d be beyond the reach of the U.S. legal system…. Read More ›

Obama waffling on Gitmo detainees

President Obama is considering indefinite detention for some of the Guantánamo prisoners, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Not good. Is he continuing to backpedal on campaign promises, or was he intentionally vague in the first place? Weren’t… Read More ›

If another nation ran Gitmo

If another nation ran the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay… and if U.S. citizens were captured and thrown into that prison… and if those citizens were arbitrarily designated “enemy combatants” to circumvent the Geneva Conventions… and if those citizens were… Read More ›