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Posts Tagged ‘Guantanamo Bay

Politics as Usual

July 20, 2009

The Obama administration has moved back the deadline for the task force assigned to advise on policy decisions dealing with terrorist detention, interrogation, and transferal to report. The detention report will be delayed six months and the policy report two months, Foxnews and MSNBCreported. This pushes back new anti-terrorism policies six months at least. The articles […]

What Actually Is Torture

June 1, 2009

Since late in President Bush’s second term, the argument has raged over what actually constitutes torture. Now as President Obama and Congress move to close Guantanamo Bay, arguments have become even more energetic. While I did, and still do, hold the position that waterboarding and sleep deprivation are not torture, I didn’t have any facts, […]

What is The BIg Deal?

May 25, 2009

As the battle rages over Guantanamo Bay, I have to ask, what is the big deal if Gitmo stays open? Why should Gitmo be closed? Any terrorists moved is being moved out of a very secure prison with a perfect record as far as escapes go. Even if they do escape, they still have to cross the Caribbean […]