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Tag: Indefinite Preventive Detention
  • Obama’s New Gitmo Deadline

    Obama’s new Gitmo deadline is not this year or next year — but January 22, 2013. Political obstacles are key to this delay, but keep in mind how little Obama has accomplished of what he promised for this year. As promising as a Jan. 22, 2010 deadline sounded, some were not deceived. John Bellinger, who …

  • In May, Obama proposed indefinite preventative detention. What happened?

    Rachel Maddow is obviously not great on everything, but in this video she gives a sweet monologue the “indefinite preventive detention” Obama proposed in May.  What exactly does this detention mean in practice?  Maddow explains it well, but here’s another example of how it could work: Imagine you are picked up off the street for …