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On May 9, 2018, the Senate Intelligence Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for the Trump Administration's nominee to head the CIA, Gina Haspel.

Early this year, President Obama announced sweeping changes to rules regarding the u

Adam Waters

Temple Beth El (TBE)/Jewish Community Center, Aptos, CA, and the RAC have both endorsed the Together to End Solit

Willow Katz
U.S. Soldiers Lead a Detainee through the Prison at Guantanamo Bay

In the book of Deuteronomy, we find one of the best-known social justice texts in our tradition: “Tzedek, tzedek tirdof,” “Justice, justice shall you pursue” (16:20).

Jacob Kraus
Northeast gate of the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba

On Tuesday, President Obama submitted a plan to Congress detailing how his Administration intends to proceed towards closing the detention

Jacob Kraus
The U.S. Constitution

As debate continues to swirl over how our government can continue to address the threat of terrorism in a way that upholds our civil liberties, it can be difficult to keep track of the many issues

Jacob Kraus
Senator Dianne Feinstein Holding the Torture Report Executive Summary

One year ago Wednesday, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the executive summary of its report on the Central I

Jacob Kraus