Brad Berenson

Former Associate White House Counsel to President Bush

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Former Associate White House Counsel to President Bush; Partner at the law offices of Sidley Austin in Washington, DC

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Some Republicans in Congress, along with former Vice President Cheney and his daughter Liz, are  attacking President Obama  for being soft on terrorism.

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

Some Republicans in Congress, along with former Vice President Cheney and his daughter Liz, are attacking President Obama for being soft on terrorism.

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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?

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

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?

from To the Point

The  US Supreme Court says  that the  Geneva Conventions  apply to suspects in the war on terror.  Common Article 3 prohibits "outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating…

Prisoner Interrogations in the War on Terror

The US Supreme Court says that the Geneva Conventions apply to suspects in the war on terror.  Common Article 3 prohibits "outrages upon personal dignity, in particular humiliating…

from To the Point

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