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Recall President Obama’s foreign policy; Constitutional rights to 9/11 war criminals

Between now and Election Day 2012, 9/11 Families for a Safe & Strong America will take a look back at President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. Today, we remember this:
November 2009:

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to fly Khalid Sheikh Mohammed into New York City, cloak him and his four “co-defendants” with liberties they would deny every [...]

Debra Burlingame: ‘Those interrogators, CIA case officers are patriots’

Debra Burlingame was interviewed on WMAL radio this morning about her confronting Barack Obama during a meeting at Ground Zero. She explained her reasons for asking the President to express his opinion to Attorney General about dropping the investigation of CIA officers who conducted the enhanced interrogations of detainees:

Try as they might, the Obama administration [...]

Debra Burlingame on Ground Zero meeting with President Obama and CIA interrogations investigation

Debra Burlingame was one of fifty 9/11 family members who met in a closed-door meeting with President Barack Obama today near Ground Zero. She asked him, considering that by all reports the enhanced interrogations of high-value detainees was “part of the mosaic” of the intelligence that led to Osama bin Laden, if he would at [...]

Debra Burlingame on civilian 9/11 trial forum: ‘People stood up and said this is wrong’

On the Tammy Bruce Show today, Debra Burlingame discussed what changed the 9/11 trial forum decision made by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder from a civilian trial to a military commission at Guantanamo. “Peoples’ voices; it really does make a difference.”

Listen to the rest at TammyBruce.com.
Note: While Eric Holder last week blamed [...]

Try KSM and al Nashiri at Gitmo now for their war crimes

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder believe the enemy has Constitutional rights. So far, the Supreme Court has not agreed with that assertion. We should put the theories to the test by trying al Nashiri and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at Gitmo now.
When Holder brought Ghailani to federal court for trial, he did [...]

Debra Burlingame on KSM trial decision: ‘What will be the consequences’ to Eric Holder? (Steve Malzberg interview audio)

Debra Burlingame discussed the nearing decision on where and how to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his fellow self-confessed 9/11 attack conspirators with WOR talk radio host Steve Malzberg. Why did it take a year for President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to decide? Why did they delay the announcement until after the [...]

WSJ: ‘officials’ say military commission at Gitmo for KSM

Yesterday, the Wall Street Street Journal reported:
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday a decision is near on where to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other confessed plotters of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. A key New York lawmaker flatly ruled out Mr. Holder’s earlier choice of federal court in New York City as a [...]

Judge bars major witness in Ghailani trial; will Obama and Holder leave appeal and ‘clean team’ question for KSM trial?

The New York Times reports:
A federal judge barred prosecutors on Wednesday from using a crucial witness in the first trial of a former Guantánamo detainee, adding to the fierce debate over whether the government can successfully prosecute terrorist detainees in civilian court. The trial of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, who faces charges in the 1998 bombings [...]

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