Sunday, June 10, 2007

The Terrorists Friend

June 9, 2007: The American Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to rescind certain portions of the Military Commissions Act – a move that will draw few headlines, but which holds the potential to do great damage to intelligence agencies, which are vital in the war on terror. Should the practice of giving terrorists access to federal courts be resumed, the Department of Defense would face the choice between protecting the means of gathering intelligence and the sources of intelligence, and letting terrorists go free, or placing the information gathered on the record, and risk aiding terrorists' counter-intelligence efforts. Link