Entropy is one of the several laws ruling the universe. Disorder increases, and energy dissipates; certainty disappears under the inevitable pressure of time. So it is in the United States' "war on terror."
Obama's new Orders are a bold start, but more detail is required, dangerous loopholes must be shut off permanently, and other parts of the Bush administration's dark legacy need to be swiftly addressed.
Not content with endorsing the president's dictatorial right to imprison "enemy combatants", the judges ruled that the President did not even have to allege that an "enemy combatant" had ever raised arms against US forces.