DoJ drops direct defense of war crimes defendants

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February 23, 2011
Politico    
Posted in News, PND News

"The Justice Department under President Barack Obama has quietly dropped its legal representation of more than a dozen Bush-era Pentagon and administration officials -- including former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and aide Paul Wolfowitz -- in a lawsuit by [alleged] Al Qaeda operative Jose Padilla, who spent years behind bars without charges in conditions his lawyers compare to torture." (02/23/11)

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0211/49998.html  

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