Is the Obama Administration Tough on Terror...or Not?

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Should terrorist suspects be tried in civilian courts or military tribunals? Should Justice Department lawyers be judged for the clients they represented in the past? Those questions are roiling political Washington today. We hear why. Also, Did Israel intentionally try to insult the US? On Reporter's Notebook,US Chief Justice John Roberts complains that President Obama's State of the Union Address turned a joint session of Congress into "a political pep rally."

Banner image: Courtroom drawing of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session December 8, 2008 in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Sketch: Janet Hamlin-Pool/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Darrell Satzman