Spy Blog questions a Guardian article alleging that MI5 is targeting dissidents in Northern Ireland as a rising terror threat.
The New York Times has an editorial criticizing AG Mukasey’s testimony on the need for new habeas legislation.
The Washington Post has two op-eds arguing for and against the creation of a special court for terrorism cases.
National Security Advisors announces a live webcast seminar on International Humanitarian Law and the “Global War on Terror” on July 30, 2008, at 9:30 AM. See our calendar for details.
SCOTUSblog discusses the recent DOJ appeal of the order requiring the government to give advance notice before it moves any prisoner out of the military prison on the island of Cuba.
Counterterrorism Blog introduces an online salon discussion entitled “The Challenges of International Terrorism: Recommendations for the Next U.S. President”.
The US District Court for DC has consolidated all the filings, rulings, and related publicly available information regarding all detainee cases past, present, and future into one clearinghouse website. We have added this page to our Links – U.S. Government.
The Investigative Project on Terrorism discusses a recent filing by the ACLU on behalf of the ISNA admitting that the group used to have ties to Hamas.
National Security Advisors consolidates an ongoing debate between John Bellinger, Silja N. U. Voneky, and Gabor Rona regarding the compatibility of US counterterrorism practices with the laws of war.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy is hosting an event on July 30, 2008, from 6:15-7:30 PM, featuring McCain advisors Randy Scheunemann, Director of Foreign Policy and National Security, and Dr. Kori Schake, Senior Policy Advisor. See our calendar for details.