In its lead editorial today entitled “Tainted Justice,” the New York Times pleads the case of a Canadian-born Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr who, when he was 15 years old, allegedly threw a hand grenade that killed a U.S. soldier during a firefight in Afghanistan. The Times objects that since Khadr was a juvenile when he [...]
Time to free this man.
In a story you won’t see on MSNBC, for the second time in 2 days, a Navy SEAL was acquitted of charges in the infamous terrorist-with-a-fat-lip case.
After a day-long trial, a Navy judge took 2 hours to come back with a verdict of Not Guilty of dereliction of duty for Petty [...]
Breathe in deeply. Do you smell that? That’s the scent of vindication. After being hammered by some on the left and the right (but mostly the right) for pointing out how little change has happened with regards to national security policy, Obama has decided to come to my aid.
President Obama has decided not to try [...]
The British are singing the chorus to Binyam Mohamed’s version of “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me.” Remember how British intelligence informed the Americans about Saddam Hussein stockpiling WMD’s? Once again the British got it wrong. The mainstream American press went along for the ride with the CIA as the scapegoat.
Recently, the British appellate court made public [...]
Gather ’round. Here’s a little-known tale about ”The Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree” – or why 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Muhammad (KSM) and his Muslim terrorist friends may very well walk away as free men. No, I’m not a lawyer. But during twenty years of police work I spent enough time in criminal trials as an advisory witness [...]
“The Bush administration used the criminal justice system to convict more than 300 individuals on terrorism-related charges,” writes Attorney General Eric Holder in a new letter to Republican critics in Congress. The letter is part of the Obama administration's aggressive defense of its decision to grant full American constitutional rights to al Qaeda soldier Umar [...]
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, [...]