Posts Tagged: Guantanamo
The U.S. government should transfer Abu Anas al-Libi to the United States for a civilian trial in federal court.
As the Guantanamo hunger strike widens, the president deflects blame.
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.
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 Obama administration has failed to close the facility by its own deadline. Columnist Frida Berrigan examines what went wrong.