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Lt. Justin Henderson, one of Matthew Diaz’s detailed defense counsel, takes issue with some of the arguments made about his case here, including the suggestion that Diaz was “targeted” and that he “stood up to the Administration.” The statement, of course, was that he stood up for the Geneva Conventions and the Law, not “against the Administration.” No officer in a court-martial setting needs to be settled with a count of insubordination on top of everything else, of course.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Number of U.S. congressional districts in which trade with China has produced more jobs than it has cost:
Young bilingual children who learned one language first are likelier than monolingual children and bilingual children who learned languages simultaneously to say that a dog adopted by owls will hoot.
An Oklahoma legislative committee voted to defund Advanced Placement U.S. History courses, accusing the curriculum of portraying the United States as “a nation of oppressors and exploiters.”
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