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Slam US troops, go easy on Al Qaeda -- is this Team Obama's idea of military justice?

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, May 27, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    President Obama is expected to discuss Al Qaeda, drone strikes and Guantanamo detainees Thursday at the National Defense University in Washington. He’ll reportedly make the case on why it’s OK to kill thousands of terror suspects overseas via drones without a hearing, but why it’s not OK to hold 166 terror suspects at Guantanamo where their lockdown on Caribbean windswept bluffs beats any U.S. prison.

    While he’s trying to explain such a non sequitur, he might want to also share the logic behind his administration's harsher punishments for U.S. troops than Al Qaeda in military courtrooms.

    How and why is that even remotely possible?

    It’s high time Team Obama and the military courts they supervise go back to the drawing board and remember who the enemy their fighting really is.

    Let’s take a look at some specific cases, first against the troops:

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013...am-obama-view-military-justice/#ixzz2UUfIBRvv