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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...
February 10, 2015
The Obama administration has now provided Congress with proposed legislative text for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the administration’s military campaign against the...
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 vast majority of Guantanamo detainees were transferred or released to other countries before 2009. A total of 780 detainees have been held at Guantanamo Bay since the detention...
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 17, 2014
150 years following the ratification of the 13th Amendment officially abolishing slavery, the blight of human bondage remains a pervasive threat to liberty and dignity. Globally, estimates indicate...
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...

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