There has been much talk recently of sending Guantánamo detainees to Europe. That the idea could even be seriously considered in America provides a measure of how woefully misinformed or under-informed the American public has been about the nature and methods of international Jihadist activism. See my new article on NewMajority.com here.
Barack Obama today signed an executive order to close the Guantánamo Bay detention center. The widely expected move comes, of course, in response to the incessant barrage of “international” (in fact, mostly European) criticism of the center and of the Bush administration’s policies towards the persons detained there. Once upon a time, however, the rationale [...]
The UN “torture rapporteur,” Manfred Nowak, says that many of the inmates being held at Guantánamo Bay were simply “in the wrong place at the wrong time” when they were taken prisoner in Afghanistan or Pakistan. But someone who presumably knows better disagrees: namely, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed – or “KSM” – the former bin Laden [...]
Answer: When it occurs in Guantánamo, it is; and when it occurs in Frankfurt, it is not. See my new article in Policy Review magazine here.
What is the source of the European zeal to have the American detention center in Guantanamo Bay shut down? Perhaps no one has been more zealous in the matter than Manfred Nowak, the Austrian professor and UN Human Rights “expert” who has famously accused the US of practicing torture at Guantanamo. A look at the [...]