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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Obama backs Bush policy on denying detainee rights

The Obama administration, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights.

In a two-sentence court filing, the Justice Department said it agreed that detainees at Bagram Airfield cannot use U.S. courts to challenge their detention. The filing shocked human rights attorneys.

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Extent of Bankruptcy Reform Hinges on Details

When President Obama touted reform of the bankruptcy code while unveiling his foreclosure prevention program earlier this week, it wasn’t much of a surprise. He had advocated allowing judges to modify troubled loans several times before, including during the presidential campaign.

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Clinton Criticized for Not Trying to Force China’s Hand

BEIJING, Feb. 20 — Human rights violations by China cannot block the possibility of significant cooperation between Washington and Beijing on the global economic crisis, climate change and security threats such as North Korea’s nuclear program, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.

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