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She is credibly reported to have been the boss there when a detainee named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged planner of the deadly attack against ... the Bush administration used the Orwellian term "enhanced interrogation techniques," perhaps in an attempt to convince those implementing the policy ...
That's what Cheney will say. He will say that the policy was entirely legal, and therefore also just. He is factually wrong, legally wrong, and morally wrong. … It's politics. Political power drives the decision.” While Margulies complained that “the first line” in his obituary will most likely mention Rasul v. Bush ...

That set the standard for Obama's tenure, as all avenues of accountability for Bush-era torture were curtailed. A Justice Department inquiry into interrogators who broke even the “acceptable torture” guidelines ended with no charges. Civil lawsuits from former detainees were blocked when the Obama-era ...
When questions began to swirl about the Bush administration's use of the "black sites," and program of "enhanced interrogation," the chief of base began pushing to have the tapes destroyed. She accomplished her mission years later when she rose to a senior position at CIA headquarters and drafted an ...
The new executive order revokes the Obama administration's official policy to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay “as soon as practicable” and paves the way for ... The United States has already transferred more than 700 detainees to foreign partners during the Obama and Bush administrations.
The new executive order revokes the Obama administration's official policy to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay “as soon as practicable” and paves the way for ... The United States has already transferred more than 700 detainees to foreign partners during the Obama and Bush administrations.

The new executive order revokes the Obama administration's official policy to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay “as soon as practicable” and paves the way for ... The United States has already transferred more than 700 detainees to foreign partners during the Obama and Bush administrations.
The new executive order revokes the Obama administration's official policy to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay “as soon as practicable” and paves the way for ... The United States has already transferred more than 700 detainees to foreign partners during the Obama and Bush administrations.
Detainee art is no longer on display after the Pentagon declared the captives' artwork U.S. government property and halted releases to the public. ... So much so that Pentagon policy separates media opportunities between trips to cover the court and trips to ask questions about detention operations.
The detention center, which is made up of several military prison facilities, was established in 2002 by President George W. Bush's administration, as a .... During the Obama-era, critics of the policies under which detainees were released from Guantanamo cited unsubstantiated figures indicating that 30 ...
Thus, President Bush's legal advisers worried that if detainees in the post-9/11 conflicts could find their way into US courts, the policies of torture and indefinite detention would be invalidated. GettyImages-92477338 A group of detainees kneels during an early morning Islamic prayer in their camp at the ...
Mattis, who prizes boldness and whose command history shows no tendency for reinforcing failure, will likely recommend a break with the dead-end Bush and Obama detention policies. When he does, will President Trump and Congress abandon campaign rhetoric and act in the national interest? My hope ...
The Executive Order revoked President Barack Obama's closure order and instructed Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to develop a policy for bringing new captives here — essentially ending Obama's moratorium on new arrivals. “They don't care about how many new detainees are going to come here to ...
During his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump announced that he had signed an executive order to keep the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, open. America must “continue to have all necessary power to detain terrorists, wherever we chase them down, wherever we ...
She is credibly reported to have been the boss there when a detainee named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged planner of the deadly attack against ... the Bush administration used the Orwellian term “enhanced interrogation techniques,” perhaps in an attempt to convince those implementing the policy ...
This obscene chapter in our history took place during the George W. Bush administration. For a time, Haspel was in charge of one of the CIA's secret overseas prisons — a "black site" located in Thailand. She is credibly reported to have been the boss there when a detainee named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ...
This obscene chapter in our history took place during the George W. Bush administration. For a time, Haspel was in charge of one of the CIA's secret overseas prisons -- a "black site" located in Thailand. She is credibly reported to have been the boss there when a detainee named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ...

U.S. President George W. Bush and Ambassador to the UN John Bolton meet in the Oval Office of the White House December 4, 2006 in Washington, DC. ... In 2016, they elected one who distinguished himself from his Republican rivals by describing the Iraq war as a blunder and Bush's foreign policy as ...
CCR notes that Donald Trump's proclamation that he will not release any detainees during his administration reverses the approach and policies of both President Bush and President Obama, who collectively released nearly 750 men. Trump's blanket policy guarantees three, or even seven, more years of ...
There's an important difference, though, between what the law allows and what makes good sense as a policy matter. The Bush and Obama administrations each understood this distinction, which is why more than 500 men were released or transferred from Guantanamo during President George W. Bush's ...
WELNA: Al-Baluchi and 13 others who also underwent CIA interrogations are called high-value detainees. They're kept at a secret location separate from Guantanamo's 26 other prisoners. Those captives are all free to attend art classes that have been offered since late in the Bush administration. Pradhan ...
Pentagon spokesperson Major Ben Sakrisson confirmed that Mattis would not inspect detention facilities or discuss detainee policy. Wouldn't the ... The maximum security prison, based in Cuba, was set up by the Bush administration in January of 2002, apparently in response to the attacks of 9/11. But as ...
“These include, inter alia, the potential for a change in the U.S. relationship with Russia and Iran, and a change in policy on the use of torture and cruel, ... Under the Bush administration, enhanced interrogation techniques were endorsed and used by the CIA against individuals linked to Al-Qaeda or ...
This new policy is a reaction to the international acclaim garnered by an ongoing exhibit of 36 paintings, three model ships and another sculpture, opened in early ... The Pentagon's drive to censor detainee art is an attack on one of the only ways these captives—who are interned indefinitely, abused and ...
But those 14 months were tumultuous ones for the Bush administration amid controversies over detainee abuses, military commissions, warrantless ... When the district court judge overseeing the rendition lawsuit agreed to dismiss it, David Addington, the counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney, sent a ...
The Pentagon confirmed that Mattis would not inspect detention facilities or discuss detainee policy. Wouldn't the Secretary of ... The maximum security prison, based in Cuba, was set up by the Bush administration in January 2002, apparently in response to the attacks of 9/11. But as former president Jimmy ...
Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, is a former Army Ranger known for his hawkish views on foreign policy. ... Human rights groups have called for members of former President George W. Bush's administration to be prosecuted for torture for approving the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" in the ...
Instead, it has argued in court filings that the prisoner is being held under “law of war” detention policies, and that ACLU lawyers cannot act on his ... that the Trump administration's position on the case of the unnamed American risks reverting back to Bush-era detention policies that were struck down by the ...
It said the new Pentagon policy of withholding the art from public view “also violates the human rights of the detainees under international norms. ... captives in the later years of the Bush administration as commanders explored ways to distract detainees who had spent years in single-cell lockup, taunting or ...
The George W. Bush administration, far from antagonistic, provided the ... bound, California-born John Walker Lindh became detainee #001 in the global war ... Foreign Policy obtained two government documents that express ...
Under Bush and later President Barack Obama, all but a handful of ... "As a matter of policy, we do not comment on individual detainee matters," ...
Critics say the change in policy further dehumanizes prisoners who have ... The 41 remaining detainees at Guantanamo Bay just lost ownership to their ... of the Bush administration as commanders explored ways to distract ...
At the prison, Navy Cmdr. Anne Leanos said in a statement that “transfers of detainee made artwork have been suspended pending a policy review.” ... were among the first programs offered to the captives in the later years of the Bush administration as commanders explored ways to distract detainees who ...
What does the Trump administration plan to do with detainees, .... As a matter of policy, both the Obama and Bush administrations finally ...
To call the use of enhanced interrogation tactics on detainees during ... committed by policy makers and agents that were burdened with the ...
AP/Brennan LinsleyA Guantanamo detainee closes a door at the U.S. ... When it comes time to actually implement policy, not even Republicans believe ... This issue was actually litigated during the Bush administration, when ...
A detainee paces around a cell block while being held in Joint Task Force ... periods without trial, a controversial policy that has been targeted by ... Bush's successor, President Barack Obama, vowed to close the site, but it ...
Bush. It had taken nearly seven years and a successful appeal to the ... detainees by force-feeding them, it should return to the old policy of ...
... between the Trump administration and a 17-year-old immigration detainee in ... The third judge on the panel, George H.W. Bush appointee Karen ... held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement under a different policy, ...
Above all, the Bush version of enemy-combatant status was meant ... In March, he abandoned the use of the term enemy combatant for the detainees there. .... A return to a policy that never worked, that brought shame to this ...
... 17-year-old immigration detainee in Texas to get an abortion. ... to what appears to be a dramatic policy change by the Trump administration, ... a George W. Bush appointee; and Judge Patricia Millett, an Obama appointee.
... 17-year-old immigration detainee in Texas to get an abortion. ... attention to what appears to be a dramatic policy change by the Trump administration, ... a George H.W. Bush appointee; Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a George W.
19, guards stopped taking hunger-striking detainees to feeding stations, ... said in a statement that an 11-year-old military policy permitting the ...
I wrote a lot about those cases throughout the Bush administration. ... attention than in the development of detention law and policy over the past decade. ... The detainee is not being held in military custody because the Trump ...
... for the Trump administration as it struggles to define a policy for dealing with ... “All detainees in [Department of Defense] custody are treated humanely ... President George W. Bush and then President Obama transferred, ...
After he was captured in Afghanistan, the Bush administration moved him, along with hundreds of other wartime detainees, to the prison at ...
It said the new Pentagon policy of withholding the art from public view “also violates the human rights of the detainees under international norms. ... were among the first programs offered to the captives in the later years of the Bush administration as commanders explored ways to distract detainees who had ...
Above all, the Bush version of enemy-combatant status was meant ... In March, he abandoned the use of the term enemy combatant for the detainees there. ... In the past, such policies produced nothing but a costly quagmire, ...
Probably Because George Bush Did It First. ... extralegal terrorism policies the Bush administration institutionalized, especially the way ... In March, he abandoned the use of the term “enemy combatant” for the detainees there.
... the Trump administration as it struggles to define a policy for dealing with captives ... U.S. intelligence officials first pressed the detainee for his knowledge ... President George W. Bush and then President Obama transferred, ...


 

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