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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:
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
No Comment — March 28, 2014, 12:32 pm
On CIA secrecy, torture, and war-making powers
Estimated percentage of U.S. gasoline consumption that occurs during traffic jams:
In India, 1.8 million female children were estimated to have died between 1985 and 2005 as an indirect result of domestic violence against their mothers; the boys of abused mothers were not at increased risk of death.
Vanilla latte and lemon pound cake continued to be the best-selling items at the Starbucks at CIA headquarters, where baristas do not write customers’ names on their cups.
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