by Peter Berkowitz (Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow; Chair, National Security and Law Task Force; and Cochair, Virtues of a Free Society Task Force)
The controversy sparked by the Sept. 15, 2009, publication of the Report of the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, otherwise known as the Goldstone Report, may appear to exclusively concern the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. . . .
February 5, 2010 | Washington Post (registration required)
President Obama’s decision not to seek additional legislative authority for detentions at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba—combined with Congress’s lack of interest in the task—means that, for good or for ill, judges must write the rules governing military detention of terrorist suspects. . . .
January 10, 2010 | Washington Post (registration required)