Guantanamo Bay

Obama Promised to Close Gitmo. The Troop Withdrawal May Finally Force Him to Do So.
June 09, 2014

International law says that when a conflict ends, prisoners of war must be sent home.

The 9/11 Trial Has Gone Completely Off the Rails
Justice is hung up on procedural hurdles and FBI shenanigans
April 17, 2014

Justice is hung up on procedural hurdles and FBI shenanigans.

The Tragicomedy of the 9/11 Trial
A report from Guantanamo Bay
April 15, 2014

Accusations that the FBI may be spying on defendents causes yet another delay.

Why Russell Brand is Banned in Guantanamo Bay
December 20, 2013

A Guantamo detainee says he's been allowed to read 1984, but not the actor's "Booky Wook 2"

Infographic: Is Closing Gitmo a Security Risk or Wise Move?
October 29, 2013

As Al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas Al-Libi, who was captured recently in Libya, awaits trial before a New York federal court, military commissions for five of the U.S. military’s most high-value detainees drag on at the U.S.

Israeli Lessons for Improving Guantanamo Bay
Why the U.S. military must withdraw from the detention camp
July 28, 2013

The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp should not exist. It costs U.S. taxpayers $1.2 million per day, and inflicts incalculable damage to America’s reputation.

Attorney-Client Privilege? Not at Gitmo
The perverse rules governing the September 11 trials
June 28, 2013

A decade after the U.S.

The Cheney Fallacy
May 18, 2009

Former Vice President Cheney says that President Obama's reversal of Bush-era terrorism policies endangers American security. The Obama administration, he charges, has "moved to take down a lot of those policies we put in place that kept the nation safe for nearly eight years from a follow-on terrorist attack like 9/11." Many people think Cheney is scare-mongering and owes President Obama his support or at least his silence. But there is a different problem with Cheney's criticisms: his premise that the Obama administration has reversed Bush-era policies is largely wrong.