Earlier this month, Obama refused to veto the National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA), which the House of Representatives later passed by a 283-136 majority. The act—which effectively allows the indefinite detention of terror suspects before trial, eases the process of rendering American citizens to foreign regimes, and makes the closure of Guantánamo Bay more difficult—marks a new chapter in Obama’s erosion of civil liberties.
Obama’s Bush-era bargain
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