Because freedom can't protect itself
You are surprised by this? You have 5 going to New York where the President and the Attorney General are saying they will be found guilty. Also the AG saying that even if they are not the President can still hold them. I think all of the lawyers involved need to go back to school and learn what the law says and not what they want it to say.
Ugh, this is very discouraging. Americans should be introduced (via news specials) to some of these detainees who have been invisible scape goats in our prisons for over 8 years. If any American were treated this way in another country there would be immediate and unrestrained outrage. Heck, we initiate international diplomacy to release journalists who are dumb enough to go anywhere close to the border of North Korea, yet we as a nation easily turn a blind eye to these travesties of justice.
Before you write it...because we are a nation of laws. That's makes us better than the people who attacked us and the countries who enabled them.
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