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March 05, 2014
Amidst ongoing controversy about the Administration’s domestic surveillance policies, there are new revelations that the CIA has been spying not on terrorists or foreign powers, but on…wait...
February 05, 2014
By C. Dixon Osburn, Human Rights First This week marks five years since President Obama's executive order to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Signed on his second day in office, the...
February 04, 2014
By Adam Jacobson, Human Rights First Last week, John Rizzo told an audience at Fordham Law School that he supports the public release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation and detention after 9/...
January 30, 2014
By Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First In the lead up to the Super Bowl, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said his state was going to clamp down on trafficking. In a tweet, he wrote: "We are...
January 09, 2014
By Tad Stanke, Human Rights First Since the removal of President Morsi from office in July, Egypt’s vulnerable Christian minority has been caught in the middle of a highly destructive zero-sum...
November 21, 2013
Op-ed by Brian Dooley. On Tuesday, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held its first hearings on Bahrain since the large scale pro-democracy protests there in early 2011. The Senate Foreign...
November 20, 2013
Op-ed by Daphne Eviatar. Twelve years ago this month, President George W. Bush issued an order authorizing the U.S. military to detain non-U.S. citizen “international terrorists” indefinitely, and...
November 03, 2013
Op-ed by Retired Army Major Generals Paul Eaton and Antonio Taguba Ten years ago, The Associated Press published an important story that received little attention at the time. It documented...
October 27, 2013
Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site of 2011 protests that brought down the presidency of...
October 26, 2013
Op-ed by Don Borelli. Since 9/11, federal courts in the United States have handled hundreds of complex cases related to international terrorism.  At least 67 of those cases have involved...

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