How does life these two detention centers compare? Unfavorably for the U.S.
Obama Wants to Put Torture Behind Us, But It Still Haunts Guantanamo Every Single Day
August 11, 2014
The legal proceedings at the detention camp are torturous in their own right.
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
April 17, 2014
Justice is hung up on procedural hurdles and FBI shenanigans.
The Tragicomedy of the 9/11 Trial
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
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
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.