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Noel Francisco

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Partner with the Washington, DC law firm of Jones Day; former Associate Counsel to President Bush (2003-2005) and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (2001-2003)

Noel Francisco on KCRW

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.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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

Lawyers, military figures and Bush Administration insiders believed that so-called "enhanced" interrogation techniques really were torture.

The Dark Side of America's War on Terror

Lawyers, military figures and Bush Administration insiders believed that so-called "enhanced" interrogation techniques really were torture.

from To the Point

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