Military Commissions Act of 2006

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This is a topic, with start date September 6, 2006 and end date October 17, 2006.

Its theme(s) are Terrorism, United States domestic politics, War.

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Summary Position link Stance
National security vs. our national soul by Cathy Young (The Boston Globe, September 25, 2006) (view)
Uphold historic values by USA Today editorial board (USA Today, May 11, 2007) (view) for
Move Along, Lady Liberty, This Doesn't Concern You by Rachel Haimowitz (The Huffington Post, April 17, 2007) (view) for
Guantánamo Follies by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, April 6, 2007) (view) for
Send jihadists to federal court by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, April 2, 2007) (view) for
We are Americans by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, March 19, 2007) (view) for
American Liberty at the Precipice by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, February 22, 2007) (view) for
'We the people' by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, November 20, 2006) (view) for
Eroding detainees rights by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, October 30, 2006) (view) for
A Dangerous New Order by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, October 19, 2006) (view) for
The Constitution, Writ or Wrong by Adam J. White (The Weekly Standard, October 5, 2006) (view) for
Look Past The Tortured Distortions by John Warner, John McCain, Lindsey Graham (The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2006) (view) for
At Gitmo, detainees get La-Z-Boys, pastries by Mark Steyn (Chicago Sun-Times, October 1, 2006) (view) for
Treat detainees humanely, but not like citizens of U.S. by Jonathan Gurwitz (San Antonio Express-News, September 30, 2006) (view) for
Without Further Delay by Bill Frist (National Review, September 29, 2006) (view) for
Terrorist Rogues' Gallery by Deroy Murdock (National Review, September 27, 2006) (view) for
Bush, McCain and 'torture' by Robert J. Caldwell (The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 24, 2006) (view) for
An Antiterror Victory by The Wall Street Journal editorial board (The Wall Street Journal, September 23, 2006) (view) for
Rendering Unto Syria by The Wall Street Journal editorial board (The Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2006) (view) for
Suicidal hand-wringing by Thomas Sowell (The Washington Times, September 21, 2006) (view) for
Being Nice Will Get Us Killed by Deroy Murdock (National Review, September 21, 2006) (view) for
How should this country treat its terror suspects? by Mark Davis (The Dallas Morning News, September 20, 2006) (view) for
'Whatever it takes': Protecting America is a dirty job by New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board (New Hampshire Union Leader, September 19, 2006) (view) for
Fighting for our honor by H.D.S. Greenway (The Boston Globe, September 19, 2006) (view) for
Warm and fuzzy talk is a weak defense against terrorists by Cal Thomas (The Salt Lake Tribune, September 19, 2006) (view) for
The Trap by William Kristol (The Weekly Standard, September 18, 2006) (view) for
Geneva Contention by The Wall Street Journal editorial board (The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2006) (view) for
Tortured Debate by National Review editorial board (National Review, September 18, 2006) (view) for
Playing nice: A luxury we can't afford by New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board (New Hampshire Union Leader, September 17, 2006) (view) for
They Liked It When It Was McCain's Idea by John Hinderaker (Power Line, September 16, 2006) (view) for
GOP Stand Against Torture by Bangor Daily News editorial board (Bangor Daily News, September 16, 2006) (view) for
A skewed view of detainee rights by The Washington Times editorial board (The Washington Times, September 15, 2006) (view) for
A Defining Moment for America by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 15, 2006) (view) for
A Crucial Choice by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 14, 2006) (view) for
Tortured Logic by Investor's Business Daily editorial board (Investor's Business Daily, September 14, 2006) (view) for
Enact the President’s Code for Military Commissions by Andrew C. McCarthy (National Review, September 13, 2006) (view) for
A Solution for Trials by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 9, 2006) (view) for
Judgment at Guantanamo by David B. Rivkin Jr., Lee A. Casey (The Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2006) (view) for
Vengeance V. Victory by St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 8, 2006) (view) for
Hold Bush to the Law in Terror-Suspect Cases by The Seattle Times editorial board (The Seattle Times, September 8, 2006) (view) for
Wonder Why It's Been A Quiet Five Years On The Home Front? by Ed Morrissey (Captain's Quarters, September 6, 2006) (view) for
Leave well enough alone by David B. Rivkin Jr., Lee A. Casey (USA Today, May 11, 2007) (view) against
Congress to Courts: 'Get Out of the War on Terror' by John Yoo (The Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2006) (view) against
Habeas corpus sellout by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, October 9, 2006) (view) against
Congress' shameful retreat from American values by Garrison Keillor (Chicago Tribune, October 4, 2006) (view) against
The Best for the Worst by Jacob Sullum (Reason, October 4, 2006) ([hhttp://www.reason.com/sullum/100406.shtml view]) against
Congress to Bush: Here are the Tools to Dictatorship, Go and Enjoy by Christopher Durang (The Huffington Post, October 3, 2006) (view) against
Bye, Bye Bill of Rights by David Wallechinsky (The Huffington Post, October 2, 2006) (view) against
Profiles in Cowardice by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, October 1, 2006) (view) against
What My Father Saw at Nuremberg by Christopher Dodd (Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2006) (view) against
Don't flout Geneva – or the tables could easily be turned by Niall Ferguson (The Daily Telegraph, October 1, 2006) (view) against
So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya by Ellis Weiner (The Huffington Post, September 29, 2006) (view) against
The Constitution has its Darkest Day While Harry Reid Sucks an Egg by Howard A. Rodman (The Huffington Post, September 28, 2006) (view) against
Don't Suspend Habeas Corpus by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2006) (view) against
The White House Warden by Bruce Ackerman (Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2006) (view) against
Junking Checks and Balances? by Aziz Huq (The Huffington Post, September 28, 2006) (view) against
Rush to Error by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 27, 2006) (view) against
Rushing Off a Cliff by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, 9/27/2006) (view) against
A Case for Appeal by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 26, 2006) (view) against
Torture is always wrong by Paul Campos (Rocky Mountain News, September 26, 2006) (view) against
Legalizing Tyranny by Andrew Sullivan (The Daily Dish, September 26, 2006) (view) against
Do Unto Your Enemy... by Paul Rieckhoff (The New York Times, September 25, 2006) (view) against
A government of laws by Nat Hentoff (The Washington Times, September 25, 2006) (view) against
A tortured policy by San Francisco Chronicle editorial board (San Francisco Chronicle, September 24, 2006) (view) against
Torture by any other name is just as vile by Andrew Sullivan (The Times, September 24, 2006) (view) against
We've sunk to bin Laden's level by Joseph L. Galloway (The Miami Herald, September 23, 2006) (view) against
The Abuse Can Continue by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 22, 2006) (view) against
A Bad Bargain by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, September 22, 2006) (view) against
The Torture of Liberty by Bob Herbert (The New York Times, September 21, 2006) (view) against
Suicidal hand-wringing by Thomas Sowell (The Washington Times, September 21, 2006) (view) against
Being Nice Will Get Us Killed by Deroy Murdock (National Review, September 21, 2006) (view) against
Compromised by The New Republic editorial board (The New Republic, September 21, 2006) (view) against
Compromised by The New Republic editorial board (The New Republic, September 21, 2006) (view) against
Rules for the Real World by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, September 20, 2006) (view) against
Rules for the Real World by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, September 20, 2006) (view) against
Into a Moral Desert by Harold Meyerson (The Washington Post, September 20, 2006) (view) against
How should this country treat its terror suspects? by Mark Davis (The Dallas Morning News, September 20, 2006) (view) against
Tortured by Mistake by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 20, 2006) (view) against
McCain knows firsthand need to limit torture rules by DeWayne Wickham (USA Today, September 20, 2006) (view) against
'Whatever it takes': Protecting America is a dirty job by New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board (New Hampshire Union Leader, September 19, 2006) (view) against
McCain's Dubious High Ground by Rich Lowry (National Review, September 19, 2006) (view) against
Fighting for our honor by H.D.S. Greenway (The Boston Globe, September 19, 2006) (view) against
Torture is Torture by Eugene Robinson (The Washington Post, September 19, 2006) (view) against
The Trap by William Kristol (The Weekly Standard, September 18, 2006) (view) against
Geneva Contention by The Wall Street Journal editorial board (The Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2006) (view) against
Tortured Debate by National Review editorial board (National Review, September 18, 2006) (view) against
How Bush Rules: The Torturer-in-Chief by Sidney Blumenthal (The Huffington Post, September 18, 2006) (view) against
Judge, jury, and torturer by James Carroll (The Boston Globe, September 18, 2006) (view) against
The Kafka Strategy by Bob Herbert (The New York Times, September 18, 2006) (view) against
King of Pain by Paul Krugman (The New York Times, September 18, 2006) (view) against
Clarifying Torture by Ronald Bailey (Reason, September 18, 2006) (view) against
Questions for the Interrogators by Fareed Zakaria (Newsweek, September 17, 2006) (view) against
Listen to McCain and Powell by Chicago Tribune editorial board (Chicago Tribune, September 17, 2006) (view) against
A License to Abuse by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, September 17, 2006) (view) against
Playing nice: A luxury we can't afford by New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board (New Hampshire Union Leader, September 17, 2006) (view) against
No Rubber Stamp for Bush by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2006) (view) against
GOP Stand Against Torture by Bangor Daily News editorial board (Bangor Daily News, September 16, 2006) (view) against
A skewed view of detainee rights by The Washington Times editorial board (The Washington Times, September 15, 2006) (view) against
Stampeding Congress by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, September 15, 2006) (view) against
Stampeding Congress by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, September 15, 2006) (view) against

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All items that address this topic (96 total)[edit]

Title Author Source Date
Changes could harm American prisoners Reading Eagle editorial board Reading Eagle August 26, 2006
Wonder Why It's Been A Quiet Five Years On The Home Front? Ed Morrissey Captain's Quarters September 6, 2006
Ending the Lawlessness The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 7, 2006
A Sudden Sense of Urgency The New York Times editorial board The New York Times September 7, 2006
Vengeance V. Victory St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board St. Louis Post-Dispatch September 8, 2006
Hold Bush to the Law in Terror-Suspect Cases The Seattle Times editorial board The Seattle Times September 8, 2006
Terrorist suspects should be tried, but Bush plan brings objections Kansas City Star editorial board Kansas City Star September 8, 2006
A Solution for Trials The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 9, 2006
Judgment at Guantanamo David B. Rivkin Jr. Lee A. Casey The Wall Street Journal September 9, 2006
The Fifth Anniversary The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 10, 2006
Keep War Crimes Criminal Wigwam Daily Kos September 11, 2006
Seeking justice Nat Hentoff The Washington Times September 11, 2006
Enact the President’s Code for Military Commissions Andrew C. McCarthy National Review September 13, 2006
A Crucial Choice The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 14, 2006
Tortured Logic Investor's Business Daily editorial board Investor's Business Daily September 14, 2006
A skewed view of detainee rights The Washington Times editorial board The Washington Times September 15, 2006
Stampeding Congress The New York Times editorial board The New York Times September 15, 2006
A Defining Moment for America The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 15, 2006
For McCain, It's Personal James Taranto Best of the Web Today September 15, 2006
Lawless 'Compromises' The Nation editorial board The Nation September 15, 2006
They Liked It When It Was McCain's Idea John Hinderaker Power Line September 16, 2006
GOP Stand Against Torture Bangor Daily News editorial board Bangor Daily News September 16, 2006
Questions for the Interrogators Fareed Zakaria Newsweek September 17, 2006
Listen to McCain and Powell Chicago Tribune editorial board Chicago Tribune September 17, 2006
A License to Abuse The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 17, 2006
Playing nice: A luxury we can't afford New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board New Hampshire Union Leader September 17, 2006
No Rubber Stamp for Bush Los Angeles Times editorial board Los Angeles Times September 17, 2006
The Trap William Kristol The Weekly Standard September 18, 2006
Geneva Contention The Wall Street Journal editorial board The Wall Street Journal September 18, 2006
Tortured Debate National Review editorial board National Review September 18, 2006
How Bush Rules: The Torturer-in-Chief Sidney Blumenthal The Huffington Post September 18, 2006
Judge, jury, and torturer James Carroll The Boston Globe September 18, 2006
The Kafka Strategy Bob Herbert The New York Times September 18, 2006
King of Pain Paul Krugman The New York Times September 18, 2006
Clarifying Torture Ronald Bailey Reason September 18, 2006
'Whatever it takes': Protecting America is a dirty job New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board New Hampshire Union Leader September 19, 2006
McCain's Dubious High Ground Rich Lowry National Review September 19, 2006
Fighting for our honor H.D.S. Greenway The Boston Globe September 19, 2006
Warm and fuzzy talk is a weak defense against terrorists Cal Thomas The Salt Lake Tribune September 19, 2006
Torture is Torture Eugene Robinson The Washington Post September 19, 2006
Rules for the Real World The New York Times editorial board The New York Times September 20, 2006
Into a Moral Desert Harold Meyerson The Washington Post September 20, 2006
How should this country treat its terror suspects? Mark Davis The Dallas Morning News September 20, 2006
Tortured by Mistake The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 20, 2006
McCain knows firsthand need to limit torture rules DeWayne Wickham USA Today September 20, 2006
The Torture of Liberty Bob Herbert The New York Times September 21, 2006
Rendering Unto Syria The Wall Street Journal editorial board The Wall Street Journal September 21, 2006
Suicidal hand-wringing Thomas Sowell The Washington Times September 21, 2006
Being Nice Will Get Us Killed Deroy Murdock National Review September 21, 2006
Compromised The New Republic editorial board The New Republic September 21, 2006
The Abuse Can Continue The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 22, 2006
A Bad Bargain The New York Times editorial board The New York Times September 22, 2006
An Antiterror Victory The Wall Street Journal editorial board The Wall Street Journal September 23, 2006
We've sunk to bin Laden's level Joseph L. Galloway The Miami Herald September 23, 2006
A tortured policy San Francisco Chronicle editorial board San Francisco Chronicle September 24, 2006
Bush, McCain and 'torture' Robert J. Caldwell The San Diego Union-Tribune September 24, 2006
Torture by any other name is just as vile Andrew Sullivan The Times September 24, 2006
Do Unto Your Enemy... Paul Rieckhoff The New York Times September 25, 2006
National security vs. our national soul Cathy Young The Boston Globe September 25, 2006
Tortured Reasoning Jonathan Rauch Reason September 25, 2006
A government of laws Nat Hentoff The Washington Times September 25, 2006
A Case for Appeal The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 26, 2006
Torture is always wrong Paul Campos Rocky Mountain News September 26, 2006
Legalizing Tyranny Andrew Sullivan The Daily Dish September 26, 2006
Rush to Error The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post September 27, 2006
Rushing Off a Cliff The New York Times editorial board The New York Times September 27, 2006
Terrorist Rogues' Gallery Deroy Murdock National Review September 27, 2006
The Constitution has its Darkest Day While Harry Reid Sucks an Egg Howard A. Rodman The Huffington Post September 28, 2006
Don't Suspend Habeas Corpus Los Angeles Times editorial board Los Angeles Times September 28, 2006
The White House Warden Bruce Ackerman Los Angeles Times September 28, 2006
Junking Checks and Balances? Aziz Huq The Huffington Post September 28, 2006
Without Further Delay Bill Frist National Review September 29, 2006
So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya Ellis Weiner The Huffington Post September 29, 2006
Treat detainees humanely, but not like citizens of U.S. Jonathan Gurwitz San Antonio Express-News September 30, 2006
Profiles in Cowardice The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post October 1, 2006
At Gitmo, detainees get La-Z-Boys, pastries Mark Steyn Chicago Sun-Times October 1, 2006
What My Father Saw at Nuremberg Christopher Dodd Los Angeles Times October 1, 2006
Don't flout Geneva – or the tables could easily be turned Niall Ferguson The Daily Telegraph October 1, 2006
Look Past The Tortured Distortions John Warner John McCain Lindsey Graham The Wall Street Journal October 2, 2006
Bye, Bye Bill of Rights David Wallechinsky The Huffington Post October 2, 2006
Congress to Bush: Here are the Tools to Dictatorship, Go and Enjoy Christopher Durang The Huffington Post October 3, 2006
Congress' shameful retreat from American values Garrison Keillor Chicago Tribune October 4, 2006
The Best for the Worst Jacob Sullum Reason October 4, 2006
The Constitution, Writ or Wrong Adam J. White The Weekly Standard October 5, 2006
Habeas corpus sellout Nat Hentoff The Washington Times October 9, 2006
A Dangerous New Order The New York Times editorial board The New York Times October 19, 2006
Congress to Courts: 'Get Out of the War on Terror' John Yoo The Wall Street Journal October 19, 2006
Eroding detainees rights Nat Hentoff The Washington Times October 30, 2006
'We the people' Nat Hentoff The Washington Times November 20, 2006
American Liberty at the Precipice The New York Times editorial board The New York Times February 22, 2007
We are Americans Nat Hentoff The Washington Times March 19, 2007
Send jihadists to federal court Nat Hentoff The Washington Times April 2, 2007
Guantánamo Follies The New York Times editorial board The New York Times April 6, 2007
Move Along, Lady Liberty, This Doesn't Concern You Rachel Haimowitz The Huffington Post April 17, 2007
Uphold historic values USA Today editorial board USA Today May 11, 2007
Leave well enough alone David B. Rivkin Jr. Lee A. Casey USA Today May 11, 2007