Alexandra Widas // 10/21/17 //
Ethics rules that prompted the withdrawal of civilian defense counsel in United States v. Nashiri should also compel the withdrawal of military defense counsel, writes David Luban at Just Security.
Guantanamo military commissions operate under the cover of darkness, leaving a “nearly unbroken record of futility and failure,” writes Joseph Margulies at Justia Verdict.
Prison guards at Guantanamo Bay seized court-approved, non-networked computers and hard drives issued to the accused 9/11 attack plotters to prepare for their death-penalty trials (Miami Herald).
The U.S. Army has stopped enlisting some immigrants who are legal permanent residents while mandating lengthy delays for others (WaPo).
Climate change will impact national security and the military in three key ways, writes Mark Nevitt at Just Security.
On Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee will debate a bill that would revise the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act without imposing new restraints (WaPo).
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) said that the White House had prevented White House Cyber Coordinator Rob Joyce from testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee (The Hill).
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) threatened to subpoena Trump administration officials for information on the attack in Niger that killed four U.S. service members (WaPo).