Andrew C. McCarthy: Kill or Capture? – National Review Online


A few years ago, I got into an argument with an expert on military operations. I had written a white paper proposing the creation of a national-security court for terrorism cases. In the paper I criticized the trend to “judicialize” warfare, arguing that, in our system, judgments about the detention and treatment of alien enemy […]

FDR Understood How To Treat Enemy Combatants – Why Can’t Obama?


In a New York Times op-ed article today, Michael Kinsley argues that anybody caught within the United States for suspected terrorist acts should be tried in the U.S. civil courts.  He wants a “bright line” for determining where any suspect should be tried – no matter where they came from to launch the attack or [...]

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