Author: Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
President Obama vowed in January 2009 to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Two years later, the White House continues to face...
Ashley S. Deeks examines international law regarding administrative detention in non-international armed conflicts.
Noah Feldman says a bill establishing military commissions shifts the detainee debate “to being more purely a human rights issue.”