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

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Republicans are up in arms because Attorney General Eric Holder wants Khalid Sheikh Mohammed tried in a civilian court. Will the White House move the case to a military tribunal? Will that help close Guantánamo Bay? The opposition's divided over another charge: that Holder's Department of Justice has become "in-house counsel to al-Qaida." What does that have to do with the standards of the legal profession — and Dick Cheney's daughter, Liz?

Credits

Guests:
Charlie Savage - New York Times - @charlie_savage, David D. Cole - American Civil Liberties Union / Georgetown University - @DavidColeACLU, Noel Francisco - former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel, Brad Berenson - Former Associate White House Counsel to President Bush

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Darrell Satzman