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Example Set by First Military Tribunal Case Has U.S. Wary

In a New York Times article dated yesterday (8/27/2010), entitled "Example Set by First Military Tribunal Case Has U.S. Wary," multiple Administration officials express their alarm at the first case to go to trial under the revamped rules for military commissions. The case involves the prosecution of a former child soldier whom an American investigator implicitly threatened with gang rape.

The Times quotes Matthew Waxman, a top Pentagon detainee affairs official during the Bush Administration, 

 "There is a great deal of international skepticism and hostility toward military commissions, and this is a very tough case with which to push back against that skepticism and hostility.”

The full text of the article may be found either above or here

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