Gina Haspel is just the type of status-quo choice that Donald Trump promised not to make.
It was light on foreign policy specifics, but heavy on red meat for Trump’s racist supporters.
As the Guantanamo hunger strike widens, the president deflects blame.
Sooner or later, if citizens are going to support further wars and impingements on their own civil liberties, they need red meat.
The NDAA will only provide more legal cover for the executive branch to further undermine habeas corpus.
The Obama administration promised to reverse the Bush-era policies on terrorism. But the president has spent most of his time reversing himself.
The plight of Guantanamo detainees is in jeopardy of being eclipsed and rationalized by Osama bin Laden’s death.
Ironically, relaxing the rules for a troubled young Guantanamo detainee facilitated his suicide.
Jihadists see a window of opportunity in Libya.
American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
Two years later, President Obama hasn’t kept his promise to shut the Guantanamo prison.
Almost two years after President Obama promised to close Guantanamo, unnamed administration officials are predicting that the prison will remain open “for the foreseeable future.”
The government’s case was based largely on Omar Khadr’s own self-incriminating statements, even though he made them after being tortured.
He also pleads guilty for Hurricane Katrina, Haiti’s earthquake, and Mt. Pinatubo’s eruption.
Those who have much to fear from justice are rarely eager to see its purifying waters roll down.