Critical attention to the Obama Administration’s handling of the ongoing conflict with al Qaeda and associated forces tends to center on debates over drones and targeted killing, not captures. This may be due at least in part to the fact that, over the course of President Obama’s entire tenure in office, the United States has conducted almost no law-of-war capture and detention operations outside of the Afghan theater.
Nathalie Weizmann, Rebecca Ingber Thu, Jun 11, 2015, 8:10 AM
Nathalie Weizmann Thu, May 28, 2015, 2:17 PM
On Tuesday, Ben and Cody noted the apparent tension between President Obama's Memorial Day comments about the end of the war in Afghanistan and the Justice Department's arguments in the Al Warafi case.