enemy combatants

The Boston bombing is so horrific, and the evidence of guilt apparently so overwhelming, that the country might wish to go straight to the punishment stage, but that is not how our system of justice functions.
Graham said Tuesday that the U.S. had "gathered so much good intelligence from enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay," but stopped
It seems that the current administration led by President Obama has learned important lessons about not over-reacting, about defeating terrorism through resilience and respect for civil liberties like the right to a trial.
Some Republican lawmakers have urged President Barack Obama to treat Tsarnaev, 19, as an enemy combatant. Among them is Sen
Jeff Johnson, host of BLIS.FM's The Intersection, joins Alicia and Marc to discuss the gun control bill that failed to pass.
Lawmakers have weighed in on how Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should eventually be tried. We examine officials' decision to not read him his Miranda rights before interrogation, how the media failed and how Boston is healing.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein strongly rejected calls to declare Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant, arguing that it would be unconstitutional to do so.
Graham added that it was too early to know if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had any connections to al Qaeda. On Saturday, Sens. Lindsey
In a series of tweets that came hours after it was revealed that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect at large in the Boston marathon
It is nice to know that we won't use drone strikes on American soil. Perhaps some day we won't fly drones over countries with which we are not at war.
As an experienced and recently retired assault helicopter pilot and mission commander in the Royal Air Force, I spent 20 years working with UK and U.S. special forces in pursuit of terrorists from Northern Ireland to Kosovo and Macedonia to Baghdad.
The unnamed senator was Graham, who made the remarks on the Senate floor in December before voting on the legislation. "Is
For all intents and purposes, the Constitution is on life support and has been for some time now. In fact, when all the glibly
John McCain's latest war gospel hangs an alarming tale. The rule of law has been dethroned and the president has been endowed with absolute power as the American Empire has eclipsed the American Republic.
The fundamental difference between people like Marc Thiessen and General Hayden and "terrorist sympathizers" like myself is that they seem to feel that detaining dozens of innocent people potentially for decades is acceptable.
All of this is putting to one side the problems with the notion of criminalizing something as broad and vague as "material
In the course of trying to prove that its "enhanced" interrogation program was legal, the Bush administration may have broken
The 48 Guantánamo Bay detainees whom the Obama administration has decided to keep holding without trial include several for
On January 11th, a few weeks before his plans for a trial at Foley Square fell apart, Holder flew to Boston, to preside over
White House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be