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Bay has been open for 10 years too long - join me and and demand its closure
january 2012 by kkennedy
Terrorists in Prison: is there anything the Right doesn't fear? - Glenn Greenwald -
FTA:'The "debate" over all the bad and scary things that will happen if Obama closes Guantanamo and we then incarcerate those detainees in American prisons is so painfully stupid even by the standards of our political discourse that it's hard to put into words'
politics  guantanamo  gwot  terrorism 
may 2009 by kkennedy
Post-Guantánamo - A New Detention Law?
I hate the fact that insanely poor decisions by a previous administration have traction simply because they've put us in such a deep hole that fixing them is EVEN WORSE, in some cases. That doesn't mean that they were a good idea, though; in fact, the fixing blame needs to be laid squarely on the people that started it, not the people fixing it. If we hadn't started using Gitmo, there wouldn't be a post-Gitmo to worry about...why is this seemingly so hard to understand?
gwot  guantanamo 
november 2008 by kkennedy
In Blow to Bush, Judge Orders 17 Guantánamo Detainees Freed
“I think the moment has arrived for the court to shine the light of constitutionality on the reasons for detention,” Judge Urbina said.
gwot  guantanamo  legal  nyt 
october 2008 by kkennedy

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