Friday, February 25, 2011 at 6:45 AM
The other day, in response to this column by Marc Thiessen suggesting that Obama should bring more high-value detainees to Guantanamo, I wondered whether Thiessen really understood the gravity of what he was suggesting. Lawfare readers will be relieved to learn that he does.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch, the Obama administration’s nominee for Attorney General, begin today. Lynch, who would replace the oft-maligned Eric Holder, will try to distinguish herself from Holder while echoing his support for President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. The New York Times has more. Early Wednesday, an Israeli military vehicle was hit . . .
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