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August 27, 2007 “The resignation of Alberto Gonzales offers President Bush the opportunity to name a new attorney general who will unequivocally reject the use of torture and safeguard the values for which this...
June 02, 2006 Sgt. Cardona had faced a maximum of 3 1/2 years prison time for dereliction of duty and assault, the two counts for which he was found guilty by the military jury yesterday.  The sentence the...
January 26, 2006 By Marc Kusnetz Late Monday, January 23, the jury in the murder and dereliction of duty trial of Chief Warrant Officer Lewis Welshofer imposed three punishments on the defendant. First, he...

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Factsheet | February 06, 2018
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump pledged to “load [Guantanamo] up with some bad dudes.” Just prior to his first State of the Union address, President Trump...
Issue Brief | February 01, 2018
When terrorism suspects are captured or arrested, it is important for the United States to learn all that it can from these individuals to prevent future attacks and gain knowledge about terrorist...
Issue Brief | October 17, 2017
Introduction As the armed conflict with various organized terrorist groups stretches into its sixteenth year, the United States continues to wrestle with the most effective way to handle captured...
| August 09, 2017
July 31, 2017 Dear Senator,  We are a nonpartisan group of former national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and interrogation professionals. Our collective professional...