Both Raffaela and Steve have already noted the D.C. Circuit's opinion yesterday in Abdul Razak Ali v. Obama, the latest Guantanamo habeas case. Both also took note of Senior Judge Harry Edwards's brief opinion concurring in the judgment affirming the distr
A fateful drama is playing out in central Kiev. Tens of thousands of demonstrators occupy Independence Square and block entrances to government buildings. They demand “revolution.” They clamor for the resignation of President Victor Yanukovich’s government as punishment for his surprise decision to reject the European Union’s offer of association [...]
In an op-ed in the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> on Tuesday, former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz give a thumbs-down--as diplomatically as possible--to the new Iran nuclear deal-in-progress.
Six months before Merrill Newman flew to North Korea as a tourist, he reached out to surviving members of the once-top-secret guerrilla group he trained as an Army infantryman in the war six decades ago -- a piece of evidence the North Koreans are now using to hold him.