Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks look at the Middle East conflict, the upcoming G-8 Summit, the Valerie Plame lawsuit against Dick Cheney and the new policy on terror detainees.
In a policy shift outlined in a Pentagon memo, the Bush administration has decided to treat all detainees in compliance with the minimum standard spelled out by the Geneva Conventions. Senators discuss the change.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Supreme Court decisions on Guantanamo military tribunals and Texas redistricting, flag burning amendments in Congress and growing criticism towards the media…
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Bush administration's policy of trying terror suspects before military tribunals is illegal, saying it violated U.S. law and the Geneva Convention. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal discusses the specifics of…
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Bush administration's policy of trying terror suspects before military tribunals is illegal. The 5-3 ruling said that the tribunals violated U.S. military law and the Geneva Convention.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the president's trip to Iraq, a House vote on a timetable for withdrawing troops, and debate over the detention center at Guantanamo.
At a press conference Wednesday, President Bush called for "patience and sacrifice" from the American people, while the U.S. troops remain in Iraq and continue to fight the broader war on terror.
Over the weekend, news of three suicides at the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba raised new questions about the manner in which the United States is treating terror suspects.
A new round of Senate battles began Tuesday over President Bush's judicial nominations. White House lawyer Brett Kavanaugh went before the Senate Judiciary Committee to warrant a seat on the District of Columbia Federal Court of Appeals.
The Supreme Court said Monday it would hear appeals by Afghan war detainees challenging their imprisonment at a U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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