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Category: Guantanamo


So the terrorists don’t have to

Imagine you are at the mall one day and suddenly you are surrounded by a bunch of strangers, arrested, and taken to jail. Then you are transferred to prison and […]

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 […]

Terrorist recidivism — pick a number

In just the last two days, two different rates of terrorist recidivism have been reported — 7% and 14%. These are only the latest in an ongoing, ever-changing, never-twice-the-same stream […]

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, […]

Determined Obama hits the ground running

The UK’s Guardian today published an interesting, detailed list of Barack Obama’s activities during his first 100 hours in office. It’s a good read; I have to admire the man […]

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” […]