Obama’s Renewed War on Guantanamo


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Drone strikes and hunger strikes weigh in the balance.

Obama Admin Met Radical Groups Before Mass Release of Illegals


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Evidence mounts that the release of thousands of illegal aliens was a sop to the open borders lobby.

In Defense of Freedom


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Ashcroft’s speech at the Heritage Foundation reminds us of a time when securing freedom was a government priority.

Gitmo Lawyer Julia Tarver Mason: Aiding, Abetting … and Not Talking


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A mystery man in a giant SUV nudges me off her trail.

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 […]

David B. Rivkin Jr. and Marc A. Thiessen: A Tale of Two Terrorists – WSJ.com


The Obama administration’s decision to read the Christmas Day bomber his Miranda rights has rightly come under withering criticism. Instead of a lengthy interrogation by officials with al Qaeda expertise, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was questioned for 50 minutes by local FBI agents and then later advised of his “right to remain silent.”It’s well understood that […]

Terror Trials No Longer in NYC; Opportunity for U.S. Justice System


By Glenn Sulmasy
The decision to move the trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (KSM) and his four compatriots from a New York City federal courthouse highlights the struggles associated with detaining and trying the al Qaeda fighters.  Needless to say, many businessman, the families of the victims of 9/11, Wall Street Executives and realtors in New [...]

State of the Union: What Obama didn’t say about Terrorism


With only a cursory mention of the war on terror, three things were conspicuous by their absence in last night’s State of the Union speech: Gitmo, Miranda, and the New York terror trials.
On January 22, 2009, just two days after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama issued an [...]

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Guantanamo prison may have to stay open until 2011 – AP


President Barack Obama’s commitment to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by next month may be delayed until 2011 because it will take months for the government to buy an Illinois prison and upgrade it to hold suspected terrorists. via Guantanamo prison may have to stay open until 2011 – Yahoo! News.

Home for the Holidays: Obama Frees 12 More Gitmo Terrorists


Holding true to his campaign promise to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), Cuba, President Barack Obama has again made the world a little less safe, by releasing twelve more jihadists from that facility over the weekend.
Four Afghans, two Somalis, and six Yemenis were sent back home, presumably to live happily ever after. [...]

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