Back to the Drawing Board for Prisoners at Guant--namo Bay

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The US Supreme Court says President Bush cannot try so-called "enemy combatants" before special military tribunals. It'll have to be federal courts or courts martial. The court did not decide what to do in the meantime with hundreds of prisoners at Guant--namo Bay. But its 5-to-3 decision was a constitutional rebuke to the President and to the Congress. President Bush has said he'd like to close the detention center, pending guidance from the high court. Today's decision came down while Bush was meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan. We unravel the complex ruling, hear President Bush's response and hear about his meeting with the Prime Minister Koizumi.
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Israel on arrest of Hamas leaders

Prusher's article on Israel's latest moves into Gaza

Hamdan v Rumsfeld, US Supreme Court on

Combatant Status Review Tribunal

Rasul v Bush, US Supreme Court on (2004)

Lithwick's article on Hamdan decision

Washington Legal Foundation on Hamdan v Rumsfeld

Denbeaux's profile of Guant--namo detainees

President Bush and Prime Minister Koizumi, joint press conference of

New York Times on Koizumi visit



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