Hina Shamsi

Hina Shamsi is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union National Security Project

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 1:00pm
Fear of ISIS Triggers Double Threat to Checks and Balances
Whatever you may think of the harms carried out by the group referred to as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the fear of ISIS is now creating a double threat to our system of checks and balances. We now have a Congress so anxious to avoid tough votes that it is ducking any decision on...
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 8:33am
Death without Due Process
The White House is once again weighing whether to kill an American citizen overseas as part of its "targeted killing" program.
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Friday, January 4, 2013 - 2:42pm
Obama Administration Needs to Explain Drone Strikes
The Obama administration, having killed a 16-year-old American boy, refuses to explain why in court. The boy, Abdulrahman Al-Aulaqi, was born in Denver and lived there until he was 7, when his family moved to Yemen.
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