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    Let’s End Indefinite Detention of Americans Without Charge or Trial

    You hear a knock at the door. When you answer it, you’re confronted by a man in dark clothes with the bold, yellow letters “F B I” emblazoned across the front. “I’m looking for your husband,” he says. With the flash of a badge, he marches past you, into the dining room, where your husband is eating dinner with the kids. “You’re under arrest,” barks | Read More »

    The Truth about the New Detainee Policy

    From the diaries… On Thursday, Congress gave the President sweeping new power to detain American citizens indefinitely, without charge or trial.  A provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) empowers the President to detain anyone who “substantially supported” groups he determines are “associated forces” of terrorists. The provision at issue, sec. 1021, was tucked into an 1800-page conference report that was shuttled through Congress | Read More »

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