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Monday, December 19, 2011

Battlefield America: Is Gitmo in Your Future? | | AlterNet

A retired top CIA analyst ponders if he could be arrested and held under the Senate's new military detention policy.

Ambiguous but alarming new wording, which is tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and was just passed by the Senate, is reminiscent of the “extraordinary measures” introduced by the Nazis after they took power in

And the relative lack of reaction so far calls to mind the oddly calm indifference with which most Germans watched the erosion of the rights that had been guaranteed by their own Constitution. As one German writer observed, “With sheepish submissiveness we watched it unfold, as if from a box at the theater.”




Battlefield America: Is Gitmo in Your Future? | | AlterNet

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