Republican politicians and human-rights activists rarely agree on how to treat terrorist suspects, but they are unwitting allies in opposition to the Obama Administration’s latest proposal: the creation of a special facility in the continental U.S.
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Pentagon to release hundreds of photos of alleged abuse
The Pentagon will release hundreds of photographs showing alleged abuse of prisoners in detention in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2001 and 2006, Pentagon officials said Friday, but they said the photos did not show a systemic problem. “I think it will be in the hundreds,” said one official, who said the photos — not yet seen by the public — would be released by the end of May. On Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union said the Pentagon had agreed to release a “substantial” number of photographs by May 28 in response to an open-records lawsuit filed by the organization
Borger: Obama revolution goes one step too far
In case you hadn’t noticed, Washington is in the midst of a revolution. A new president, an economic meltdown. And, in short order, the following solutions proposed and implemented: an extensive bank bailout, a huge plan to salvage the careening housing market, a gargantuan $787 billion economic stimulus package.