News and Analysis (6/12/08)

Basing itself on expert testimony and global opinion polling, Congressional committee report finds hypocritical policies, not rejection of culture or religious differences fuels anti-Americanism:

American judges fight to uphold the rule of law, acknowledging Gitmo detainees’ right to challenge their detention in civilian courts, while newly declassified documents show the FISA court’s increased skepticism of the FBI wiretapping program:

…however in Britain, Big Brother has scored another victory, leading pro-liberty opposition leaders to take drastic measures:

Though having their scholarships reinstated, Gazan students may end up getting them revoked again if Israel continues to prevent them from leaving:

NY Times editorial argues that private contract interrogators should also be subject to oversight and the rule of law:

A look at how Kurdistan’s journalists speak truth to the power of its own regional government:


Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.

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