News and Analysis (6/13/08)

“Habeas is not a ‘get out of jail free’ card… It just provides a fair, legitimate and independent sorting process to determine who should and who should not be held.”—Jonathan Hafetz, detainees’ defense lawyer

“Isn’t it clear that terrorists want to destroy our freedom, and when we trash our liberties, we do their work for them?”—British Conservative MP, David Cameron

His proposed foreign policy changes and not his alleged Muslim past explain Muslims’ fascination with the Democratic Presidential candidate…

…while former Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul, international relations expert Andrew Bacevich, and journalist Stephen Kinzer say no to imperialist foreign policies and yes to restoring the American Republic:

PM Maliki says security treaty negotiations with are at “an impasse” for violating Iraqi sovereignty:

Thousands of Pakistani lawyers flock to Islamabad to demand immediate reinstatement for deposed judges without any preconditions:

Virginia-based Dar-al-Hijrah mosque reaches out to Hispanic Catholics and other ethno-religious groups through social services and an open-door policy:


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






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