By C. Dixon Osburn, Director, Law and Security program
I was swimming at Girl Scout Beach on Guantanamo Bay after another full day of testimony in th...
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Was George W. Bush the fifth worst President in American history, as a group of historians just concluded? Or are they just another cadre of leftist intellectuals wearing their ideological blinders?
Last week the Supreme Court refused to hear my case. This eliminates any remaining hope for me of obtaining justice through the U.S. judicial system against US officials who sent me to Syria to be tortured.
Melissa Leo guides the cast of The Space Between through a heartbreaking tale of a Pakistani-American boy trying to reach his father, a World Trade Center worker, on September 11.
Osama bin Laden is either dead or alive, and I'm proposing a strategy to both remove him from the world stage while hunting him down in the process. The tactic is simple: declare his demise.
By Renée Schomp, Law and Security program
Yesterday in the National Review Online, Marc Thiessen attempted to repudiate New Yorker journalist Jane M...
There is an old adage in combat which teaches that the longer one engages an enemy, the more alike the two sides become. While it may not always be true, it seems to be the case here.
Throughout yesterday's hearing, if there was one thing that the prosecution, defense and judge could agree on, it was that there simply is no law to guide many of the situations that come up.
Following Sept. 11, reports of hate crime rose exponentially across the United States. But, living deep in the heart of Texas, Dr. Salam Al-Dini says ...
Al Qaeda figurehead Osama bin Laden seeks to sway the US trial of former lieutenant Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a new tape threatening to kill any Ameri...
As Bernie Kerik entered federal prison in Cumberland, Maryland on the West Virginia border, a new souvenir of him has surfaced.
All the news over the past few months about holding the trial of Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed in downtown Manhattan, then moving it away...
Today I write about suffering. Not because I want to, but because I must. I am compelled. It's not because suffering is some kind of gritty promise to be anything more interesting.
NEW YORK - After years of fighting in court, a Ground Zero health claim by more than 10,000 rescue and recovery workers has led to a settlement that c...
A sharp rebuke from the Supreme Court has not stopped Lindsey Graham from now attempting a third time to broker yet another deal to deny detainees the right to civilian court review.
The Christmas Day attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 brought our minds sharply back to the threat our nation faces on a daily basis.
President Obama's advisors are planning to recommend that the administration reverse its decision to try the September 11 suspects in federal court. That would be astonishingly bad politics.
To see Joe Stack as something more than a two-bit killer is the greatest case of adding insult to injury that I have ever seen.
Earlier today, former Attorney General John Ashcroft admitted at a Conservative Political Action Conference that civilian trials for terrorists have "...
If Karl honestly takes Cheney to task in his interview, he just might deserve the This Week host position. If he does not, he'll remain an unremarkable hack enabling an unrepentant criminal.
The Ticking is the Bomb is, an important, urgent, timely book, and one that I had to read. I re-learned a lesson from that ridiculous old cliche: you can't judge a book by its cover
Maybe the doubters are right. Maybe we should forget about our lauded grit and resilience and leave the prosecution of the men who attacked our city to the military.
If we are going to tolerate a system in which not all Americans have health care, then we must also accept that as part of this system disaster victims should receive funding in the long term.
Support for military commissions might make sense, if the commissions themselves weren't so ineffective and soft.
An arbitration panel has ruled against the developer Larry Silverstein on a series of critical issues involving the construction of three office tower...
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