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March 02, 2015
Protecting the persecuted is a core American value. The U.S. asylum system has protected thousands of refugees from returning to places where they would face political, religious, or other...
February 26, 2015
As Congress debates the Obama administration’s proposal for an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) for the administration’s campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (...
February 24, 2015
Download PDF Here This synopsis includes the six most important elements of an authorization for use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL – some of which are already included in the Obama...
February 20, 2015
(Excerpt) The Obama administration has indicated that it is currently drafting proposed legislative text for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for administration’s military...
January 29, 2015
Download President Barack Obama. “As Americans, we have a profound commitment to justice -- so it makes no sense to spend three million dollars per prisoner to keep open a prison that the world...
January 20, 2015
Download What are the Periodic Review Boards? President Barack Obama created the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) process through Executive Order 13567 on March 7, 2011. Congress...
January 14, 2015
Download The risk of transferring detainees is managed responsibly: over 90 percent of detainees transferred under the Obama Administration are not even suspected of engaging in any...
December 23, 2014
What’s new in the report? Didn’t we know about torture already? The report contains a lot of new and worrying information. The CIA program included the use of horrific...
December 08, 2014
Question: Why did the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) conduct a review into the CIA’s post-9/11 rendition, detention, and interrogation (RDI) program? Answer:  In response to...
December 04, 2014
Download PDF President Barack Obama. “I can stand here today, as President of the United States, and say without exception or equivocation that we do not torture, and that we will vigorously...

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