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.