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The right to due process is a fundamental human right that we work to protect around the world and in the United States.

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August 22, 2014
New York City – Human Rights First said that today’s lawsuit against the federal government’s policies at the immigrant detention center in Artesia, New Mexico, tackles many of the due process...
April 04, 2014
This week, BuzzFeed reported that a bipartisan group of senators has been meeting to discuss the utility of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), the law passed in the days after 9...
March 16, 2014
This blog is a cross-post from Huffington Post. Sniping between lawmakers and the CIA over a report on the U.S. torture of terror suspects reached a fever pitch this week, as Senator Dianne...
February 25, 2014
When even the military commission judge hearing both the 9/11 case and the USS Cole/MV Limburg bombing case at Guantanamo is frustrated with their pace and location, it might be time to rethink some...
February 25, 2014
This blog is cross-posted from Huffington Post. This week, senior Pentagon officials and nominees for top defense policy posts will testify in Congress about the state of the U.S. armed forces and...
October 11, 2013
The U.S.S. San Antonio, where Abu Anas al-Libi is currently being held. (Wikipedia) This is a cross-post from Foreign Policy in Focus. The rendition of al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-...
October 10, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for Michael Lumpkin, President Obama’s nominee to be assistant secretary of defense for special...

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Letter | June 12, 2013
A coalition of retired admirals and generals uges Congress to support Rep. Adam Smith’s and Rep. Chris Gibson’s amendment #13 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1960)....
Video | June 04, 2013
President Obama recently delivered a major counterterrorism speech at the National Defense University in which he pledged to renew efforts to close Guantanamo, increase oversight and transparency of...
Opinions | May 28, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Charles Otstott, USA (Ret.) and Major General Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.) The Senate Armed Services Committee held an important, under-discussed hearing recently....
Video | May 05, 2013
A Discussion with Leading National Security Experts President Obama recently delivered a major counterterrorism speech at the National Defense University in which he pledged to renew efforts to...