President Barack Obama announced his administration will take action to limit the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. The actions, determined by recommendations made by a Justice Department task force in July 2015, include a ban on the use of solitary confinement against juveniles and as a response to low-level infractions. The administration
The United States Supreme Court determined juvenile offenders serving life sentences for homicides without parole should be granted the opportunity to “show their crime did not reflect irreparable corruption.” The decision clarified a ruling issued in the 2012 case Miller v. Alabama, which prohibited life without parole sentences for juveniles who
About 44 percent of federal marijuana inmates had no or very minimal criminal histories prior to their conviction, and over a third are over the age of 40.
After failing to destroy the Taliban, the U.S. is setting the stage for another war in Afghanistan with an ISIS affiliate made up of former Taliban members.
So much for the “moderate rebels:” a new report finds ISIS represents the mainstream of the Syrian rebels groups trying to overthrow the Assad government.
Has the U.S.’s anti-terrorism program worked? Nope. In fact, terrorism has dramatically increased since the war began.
President Obama’s address after the San Bernardino shootings was largely routine, but with one noteworthy addition: openly embracing endless war.
While Western powers posture about values like “democracy,” keep in mind this amazing level of dishonesty and hypocrisy as we sink deeper into the quagmire.
Obama Administration Would Rather Subject Gravely Ill Guantanamo Prisoner to More Torture Than Release Him
President Barack Obama’s administration would rather subject a gravely ill Guantanamo Bay prisoner to continuous abusive force-feedings, which amount to torture, than support his release from the military prison because he is sick.
President Barack Obama’s administration opposes the release of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, who has never been charged with a crime, weighs around 75 pounds, and is near death. But the administration does not want the public to know why exactly it opposes freeing this gravely ill man. Tariq Ba Odah,