Tag Archives: national security

Split Opinion? Two Different Opinions Issued in Gitmo Case

Last year a federal judge ordered the release of a Guantanamo detainee, but the following day the judge’s order disappeared from the online docket, only to reappear days later heavily edited and altered. The government has now claimed responsibility, saying…

State Secrets? Obama Invokes Privilege to End Lawsuit

The White House has invoke the state secrets privilege in an attempt to end a lawsuit brought on behalf of an alleged terrorism suspect. The suspect is believed to be targeted for capture or death under a clandestine military program.…

Senate Intelligence Committee Says US Security System Flawed

The Senate Intelligence Committee reports the US national security system is suffering from systematic failures. Specifically, the committee issued a report saying problems that were first indicated from the 9/11 attack are still present. The report says the National Counterterrorism…