Guantanamo Opinions

Trying to Remember Why We’re Closing Gitmo?  by Deborah Pearlstein backing up Obama’s statement that “the existence of Guantanamo likely created more terrorists around the world than it ever detained” by refererring to Matthew Alexander’s statement,  Alberto Mora testifimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, the 2008 McClatchy reports on Gitmo.

The Case for Congress: Separation of Powers and the War on Terror (Ashgate, August 2009) examines the constitutional relationship between Congress and the President in the post-September 11 world. The authors, Victor Hansen and Lawrence Friedman, argue that Congress should exercise its legitimate authority in guiding United States policy as a check on executive power.

Justice Stevens, Habeas Jurisdiction, and the War on Terror

A Nuremberg for Guantanamo – op-ed by Guenael Mettraux in the NY Times, advocating for an international tribunal for detainees.


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