Whoops, turn around for a second and there's another special election. Today the vacated assembly seats of newly elected Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and his appointee to Deputy Beep, Aurelia Greene, are up for a vote. New York and the Bronx being what they are, no one expects Diaz Jr.'s a ... More >>
"These are extraordinary times for our country," said the President at his press conference on the disposition of Guantanamo Bay detainees. "So there's no shortage of work to be done... But my single most important responsibility as President is to keep the American people safe." The best way to ... More >>
Top Pentagon lawyer Alberto Mora risked his career arguing against Guantánamo abuses. Now hes an Obama man.
The infamous Prison Camp ain't dead yet
Today advisors have told the Associated Press that one of Obama's first acts as president will be to close Gitmo. While the physical closing of Gitmo may take some time, they said, he's going to issue the executive order in "his first week in office -- and perhaps his first day." Besides the obvio ... More >>
Having made history, now for the hard part
The U.S. government has released a Sudanese cameraman detained in Guantanamo Bay since 2002, according to al Jazeera. The only confirmed journalist to be imprisoned in Guantanamo, Sami al-Hajj was working for the satellite network al Jazeera when he was detained in Afghanistan by Pakistani troops, ... More >>
A methodical look at how and why we torture in Taxi to the Dark Side
Will the Supreme Court also bow low to the president?
Novelist Dorothea Dieckmann imagines the mind state of a tortured Guantánamo prisoner
A funny thing happened on the way to monarchy: a rare Supreme Court take-back
These physicians have a strange way of preserving the American way of life
From CIA secret prisons, 14 "high-level" terror suspects are at Gitmo. Where are all the others?
Countries abusing their prisoners say they are following America's practices
In 2007, the 'reality show' of the American rule of law, for the world to see.
The Supreme Court ordered him to treat detainees as "civilized peoples" do. He refuses.
Our European allies in the CIA's criminal missions are finally held accountable
New films from Britain and Sri Lanka illuminate the consequences of war
Photos of the now off-limits detainee camp
The elephant in Guantanamo's living room gets 4,200 calories a day and a Koran
At last, Bush's assumption of supremacy over Congress and the courts is in peril
A report, based entirely on Defense Department documents, exposes the truth about Guantánamo
What are we going to do with the secret prisoners who cannot be tried in our courts?
Seton Hall study: Guantanamo filled with hapless proles
Not only our enemies around the world scoff when Bush speaks of human rights
Praise for the president's yielding to John McCain ignored the awful details in fine print
Marchers against torture pledge five-day fast if denied entry
American activists to walk across Cuba, ask to visit U.S. prisoners
U.S. Senate proves as disdainful of the Constitution as George W. Bush. Be forewarned.
Jose Padilla indicted at last
A PBS documentary names U.S. torture commanders
Bush says the U.S. doesnt abuse detainees, but the evidence says otherwise
The medical art of breaking down prisoners in our war against international terrorism
The press digs itself into holes; the government covers up its own errorsthe system at work
Prawn salad and occupation politics with the dictator's defense attorney
Bush's new attorney general helped write the Patriot Act and supported torture
Guantánamo's assemblage of undeniable facts: Home truths in a memo from overseas
"Free Speech Zone" looks dangerous to some
The Supreme Court succeeds in stripping the president of unconstitutional authority
SCOTUS reminds POTUS what America is fighting for
Offshore morals: If you're going to do bad things, do them far away from home
Former Detainees Say Their Treatment Was Caught on Tape
Early doublespeak from the Bush team on how to handle detainees