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Jeremy Carp

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Too Much Secrecy in Gitmo Trials

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 4:24 PM

Earlier this month, I traveled to Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to observe the latest round of pre-trial proceedings in the death penalty case against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged al-Qaeda mastermind behind the USS Cole attack in 2000 that killed 17 American sailors.

Mr. Nashiri, a Saudi national, has been...

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If I'm Not Doing Anything Wrong, Why Should I Care About Surveillance?

(37) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 5:52 PM

Despite recent uproar over the secret collection of Americans' telephone records and internet activity, government surveillance programs have long thrived under the indifference of Americans.

A major source of this apathy is the enduring myth that law-abiding citizens have little reason to fear surveillance. If one has nothing to hide,...

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