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March 05, 2010

How Does This Win Us Respect on National Security?
Posted by Patrick Barry

I think it's safe to say that the Obama administration is aware that by deciding to try KSM using a military commission, they will piss off a lot of progressives.  What I'm not sure they understand is that the choice would also come as a huge disappointment to a slew of foreign policy and military leaders perceived to be above the political fray. Colin Powell, Steve Simon, Ali Soufan.  You name em'.  These guys put their credibility on the line in support of civilian trials, and now what? Where will they end up the next time the administration faces a major fight on national security (You can bet it will)?  Obama's advisers should ask themselves whether the political ground won through such a decision will be worth the consequences of leaving some of their top national security supporters fluttering in the wind.


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Obama cloaks KSM et al. with all the constitutional protections to which American citizens are entitled under the United States Constitution.

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By using KSM might pissed off a lot of progressives. But I am sure that they have look at many solution and this might getting to the result more effectively.
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By using KSM might pissed off a lot of progressives. But I am sure that they have look at many solution and this might getting to the result more effectively.

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