Category Archives: military commissions

Christmas day, Farouk and Yemen

Jason Ralph There are several points to come out of the events of the last few weeks that are pertinent to this project.  I am of course referring to the treatment of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23 year old Nigerian … Continue reading

Posted in enemy combatants, interrogation, military commissions

Military Commissions 3.0 show little signs of improvement in practice

Dominika Svarc While Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9/11 conspirators will finally be tried in a Manhattan district court, following the Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision last month, some other terrorist suspects will still have to face the military … Continue reading

Posted in enemy combatants, military commissions, prosecution

Military Commissions 3.0

By Dominika Švarc Finding an alternative to the military commissions system for prosecution of certain terrorist suspects was one of the strongest lines in Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and it remained a top priority in the first moments of his … Continue reading

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