Broad Opposition to NDAA Provisions That Would Undermine National Security, Rule of Law

As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) moved from the House to the Senate a growing chorus of opposition emerged regarding the bill’s detainee provisions. The final bill did not fix these dangerous provisions that would tie the President’s hands, disrupt law enforcement investigations of terrorism suspects, and allow the indefinite detention of terrors suspects, including U.S. citizens, without trial.


Published on August 31, 2011


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