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 [...]
Any cop, prosecutor, or defense lawyer will tell you that the quickest way to get a suspect to stop talking to you is to read him his Miranda Rights and get him a lawyer. The Obama Department of Justice, under Attorney General Eric Holder, has now begun dancing, two-stepping, ducking and dodging about, in earnest, [...]
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 [...]
Bill O’Reilly joked the other night on “The Factor” that maybe the American Civil Liberties Union deserves a drone visit of its own, after mentioning the ACLU’s latest lawsuit regarding the predator drones being employed in Pakistan.
According to Fox News’ legal expert Kimberly Guilfoyle:
The ACLU wants President Obama to tell them everything in terms of civilian [...]
In an ideal world, Abdul Mutallab would be getting waterboarded right about now. I would volunteer to do the honors if no one was really up for it.
We know that the use of “enhanced techniques” of interrogation on al-Qaeda leader Khalid Sheik Mohammed – which included waterboarding – forced KSM to give up crucial information [...]
Sean Hannity may be taking a break for the holidays (leaving last night’s show in the capable hands of Mark Steyn), but the Left is still looking for reasons to put him on their naughty list. Writing for the LA Times’ Brand X blog earlier today, Richard Metzger recalled that, in April, Hannity told actor-turned-commentator [...]