Obama Executive Order to Institutionalize Indefinite Detention
Interview with Bruce Fein, former assistant deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, conducted by Scott Harris
Under President Bush, many terrorist suspects who were rounded up after the 9/11 attacks were designated as "unlawful enemy combatants" and imprisoned without charge or trial at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba U.S. detention camp and elsewhere. When then-Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama ran for the presidency, he pledged to both close down Guantanamo and reverse what he and many other civil liberties advocates declared were Bush administration violations of the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law.
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