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    Q&A with Lee Ellis

    Lee Ellis talked about Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton, his book on his experiences as a prisoner during the Vietnam War. He detailed how he and his fellow…

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    Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Closing

    Witnesses testified on the implications of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.*Among the issues they addressed were hunger strikes by several detainees and the force-feeding…

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    House Debate on Closing Guantanamo Bay

    Members of the House debated an amendment by Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) to the National Defense Authorization Act that would allow President Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for President Obama’s remarks at National Defense University the previous day. In the speech he talked about repatriating low-level detainees at…

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    President Obama on Counterterrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy

    President Obama spoke about a range of U.S. counterterrorism issues including controversial drone strikes, the Guantanamo Bay prison and detention of terrorist suspects, security at…

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    Senators Graham and Ayotte on Guantanamo Bay

    Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) held a press conference to talk about counterterrorism policy and the potential…

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    Book Discussion on 38 Nooses

    Scott Berg talked about his book, 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier’s End, in which he recounts the Dakota War of 1862. He responded to questions from…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of topics. Among the topics they addressed…

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    U.S. Detainee Policy

    Four former and present deputy assistant secretaries of defense for detainee affairs talked about the state of detainee policy in the U.S., including the 166 men who remained in detention…

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    Guantanamo Bay Detainees

    Participants spoke about a recent report on detainee treatment at the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba which confirmed the use of torture. They also talked about continuing efforts to…

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    Defining an Enemy Combatant

    Hina Shamsi and Cliff May talked about the legal definition of an “enemy combatant” and the significance, history, and use of the term. They debated the implications of the…

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    Senator Graham on Boston Marathon Bomber

    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, spoke to reporters about the Obama administration’s decision not to…

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    Detainee Treatment

    Kent Eiler talked about the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment report on the use of torture by the United States, which found that “it is indisputable that…

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    Detainees at Guantanamo Bay

    Charles Stimpson talked about independent task force recommendations to release and transfer detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Many task force members concluded that indefinite detention…

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    Report on Detainee Treatment, Introduction

    Opening remarks were made as the Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama…

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    Report on Detainee Treatment

    The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment released a report on the treatment of suspected terrorists during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. The…

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    Terror Courts

    Jess Bravin talked about his book, The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay, on the secretive military commissions set up to prosecute terrorist suspects following the attacks of…

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    CIA Interrogations and Osama bin Laden's Capture

    Former CIA officials from the George W. Bush administration talked about the agency’s interrogation methods during the search for Osama bin Laden and responded to the depiction of…

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    Guantánamo Bay Prisoners

    Opponents of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center argued for closure of the facility. They talked about the impact of the prison on U.S. credibility, the number of trials held in the 11…

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    Guantanamo Bay Detainees and Potential Relocations

    Brian Lepore talked about the current facilities at Guantanamo Bay and factors to be considered should a decision be made to move detainees stateside. The GAO has analyzed whether…

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