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Defense Authorization Act

Congress reaffirms indefinite detention of Americans under NDAA
The US House of Representatives approved an annual defense spending bill early Thursday after rejecting a proposed amendment that would have prevented the United States government from indefinitely detaining American citizens.

22.05.2014 16:47

Supreme Court refuses to stop indefinite detention of Americans under NDAA
The United States Supreme Court this week effectively ended all efforts to overturn a controversial 2012 law that grants the government the power to indefinitely detain American citizens without due process.

01.05.2014 14:26

Rockefeller attaches cybersecurity bill to NDAA 2014
The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee submitted on Thursday an already-approved cybersecurity bill to be considered as an amendment to next year’s National Defense Authorization Act.

22.11.2013 19:09

Supreme Court to rule on fate of indefinite detention for Americans under NDAA
The United States Supreme Court is being asked to hear a federal lawsuit challenging the military’s legal ability to indefinitely detain persons under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, or NDAA.

03.09.2013 16:09

Obama wins back the right to indefinitely detain under NDAA
The Obama administration has won the latest battle in their fight to indefinitely detain US citizens and foreigners suspected of being affiliated with terrorists under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012.

17.07.2013 20:50

US ends ban on 'domestic propaganda'
It’s being branded by proponents as an attempt at transparency, but critics of a new law say the United States government just got the green-light to use propaganda made for foreign audiences on the American public.

15.07.2013 16:19

Rand Paul lashes out at Obama over NDAA at conservative conference
Fresh off the heels of last week’s sure-to-be-historic filibuster, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) gave a rousing speech at Thursday’s Conservative Political Action Conference that once again ripped into US President Barack Obama.

14.03.2013 17:48

Obama signs NDAA 2013 without objecting to indefinite detention of Americans
President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 on Wednesday, giving his stamp of approval to a Pentagon spending bill that will keep Guantanamo Bay open and make indefinite detention for US citizens as likely as ever.

03.01.2013 17:01

NDAA 2013 - Indefinite detention without trial is back
Lawmakers in Washington have stripped an amendment from next year’s National Defense Authorization Act that could have kept the government from indefinitely detaining US citizens without charge or trial.

19.12.2012 17:42