Sunday, January 01, 2012

After Struggle on Detainees, Obama Signs Defense Bill

The president, for example, said that he would never authorize the indefinite military detention of American citizens, because “doing so would break with our most important traditions and values as a nation.” He also said he would reject a “rigid across-the-board requirement” that suspects be tried in military courts rather than civilian courts.

Comment: Every president from now on will have the option to use military courts and and detaiindefinitelyly without due process, andeployly troops on US soilUnconstitutionallyal?