Closing Gitmo Isn’t Nearly Enough

November 20, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | Once again we hear calls to close Guantánamo’s prison camp. Every once in a while, Americans see reminders of this detention facility in the news cycle. Months ago, we heard about the hunger strike, yet it was scarcely in the national headlines early in Obama’s presidency…

The Real Meaning of President Obama’s National Security Speeches

May 29, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | This past Thursday and Friday, President Obama delivered two speeches designed to outline his new thinking on national security and counter-terrorism. While much was made in the media of the president’s statements at the National Defense University and the US Naval Academy…

John Glaser: Gitmo Prisoner’s Memoirs Prove Obama Is Full of Shit

May 1, 2013 in News

John Glaser | The hoopla over President Obama’s statements on the Guantanamo Bay prison yesterday have obscured the reality of the situation. Sometimes broad talk of policy questions get in the way of the truly revealing details.

NDAA Signed Into Law By Obama Despite Guantanamo Veto Threat, Indefinite Detention Provisions

January 4, 2013 in News

Huffington Post | President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 on Wednesday, despite his own threat to veto it over prohibitions on closing the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.