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  •  Do you understand that we're talking about (1+ / 0-)
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    enemy combatant detentions, not terrorism prosecutions in court?

    A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. --The First Law of Mentat

    by Troubadour on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 11:00:23 PM PST

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      In the United States on March 13, 2009 the Obama administration announced its abandonment of the Bush administration's use of the term "enemy combatant".

      The goal is not to bring your adversaries to their knees but to their senses. -- Mahatma Gandhi

      by Mindmover on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 11:16:13 PM PST

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      •  Do you or do you not (1+ / 0-)
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        have any information about instances of detention without trial occurring with suspects first taken into custody under this administration?  If you don't, then just say that and no harm no foul - it doesn't disprove your argument, it just means neither of us knows of such cases.

        A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. --The First Law of Mentat

        by Troubadour on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 11:53:54 PM PST

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