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February 05, 2009
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Washington, DC - At his confirmation hearing this afternoon Leon Panetta, who has been nominated to head the CIA, agreed to work to release to the public information about the full national security...
February 02, 2009
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Washington, DC - Even after Blackwater leaves Iraq now that the Iraqi government has denied them an operation license, the United States government will continue to employ tens of thousands of...
January 30, 2009
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CONTACT: Rachel Myers, ACLU, (212) 549-2689 or 2666; media@aclu.org Sharon Singh, Amnesty International USA, (202) 544-0200 x289; ssingh@aiusa.org Krista Minteer, Human Rights First, (212) 845-5207...
January 29, 2009
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Over the weekend, both the New York Times and the Salt Lake City Tribune looked more closely at the gentlemen who surrounded President Obama during last week’s executive orders signing ceremony.The...
January 28, 2009
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Our friend Brigadier General James Cullen has a terrific piece up on the Huffington Post. Here it is in its entirety:Standing just behind President Obama in the Oval Office, I watched last week as...
January 28, 2009
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Check out this video featuring General David Maddox on the Rick Sanchez show on CNN discussing President Obama’s intent to close Guantanamo.
January 28, 2009
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Former U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Don Guter appeared on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS on Monday, Janurary 26 2009. Admiral Guter is a member of HRF's coalition of military leaders; he met with President...
January 26, 2009
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In his first interview as White House Counsel, Greg Craig told Jane Mayer about the role that the meeting President Obama had with retired military leaders during the primary election campaign– a...
January 23, 2009
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A New York Times article today reports that a former Guantanamo detainee, Said Ali al-Shihri, became the deputy leader of al Qaeda in Yemen following his release to a Saudi rehabilitation program in...
January 23, 2009
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Major General Paul Eaton, who met with President Obama yesterday and stood behind him as he signed the executive orders, spoke with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large...

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