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Surrendering 2011: Rendition and Methane

Jim Garrison In the fine print of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, passed just before the holidays, it turns out that in addition to being now legally able to seize without charge and hold indefinitely without trial any U.S. citizen, the government and the military also have the authority …

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Robert Naiman: McClatchy: Obama to Renege on Afghan Drawdown

Remember what Vice-President Biden told Jonathan Alter in The Promise? At the conclusion of an interview in his West Wing office, Biden was adamant. “In July of 2011 you’re going to see a whole lot of people moving out. Bet on it,” Biden said as he wheeled to leave the …

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