Security Here and Abroad

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Coverage continues with Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Also: Miami Herald reporter Carol Rosenberg talks about the Guantanamo detainee to face trial in New York.


Michael Ratner and Carol Rosenberg

Comments [9]

hjs from 11211

liberty or death!!

May. 21 2009 11:56 AM
meesh from queens

Benjamin Franklin,

"They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security"

May. 21 2009 11:54 AM
db from nyc

Michael Ratner - Thanks very much for intelligent and cogent insight on this very important topic.

May. 21 2009 11:32 AM
Graham from New York

This is simply a fantastic speech.

No manipulation of the American people via fear.

May. 21 2009 11:16 AM
makes you go hmmm

is there nuclear waste on guantanamo? will there be? should there be?

May. 21 2009 10:46 AM

Clear enough argument but, as w the credit card bill, a nice dollop of common sense but so far nothing new...

May. 21 2009 10:44 AM

This is truly dangerous territory.

Just imagine if President Bush had banned Enhanced Interrogation.

Exactly HOW could Jack have ever found Tony and (all but) destroyed the bioweapon?!!?!?

May. 21 2009 10:43 AM
Milton from Manhattan

With all due respect, I do not agree that the President's first job is to keep us safe. Like he said, he took an oath to uphold the constitution. I am willing to live with feeling less safe in order to maintain the sanctity of the Constitution. And for me, the spirit of the Declaration of Independence.

May. 21 2009 10:38 AM
Milton from Manhattan

This is in response to this topic coming up in the David Gregory segment.

If we attribute to the terrorists the superhuman abilities to break into SuperMax prisons to free their buddies, then why are out nuclear power plants and mr. Bush's new home in Texas safe?

May. 21 2009 10:31 AM

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