Joshua L. Dratel

Joshua L. Dratel

Joshua L. Dratel, a New York-based lawyer, litigates key national security cases involving terrorism, surveillance, and whistleblowers. He is a contributor to Karen Greenberg’s newest volume,  Reimagining the National Security State: Liberalism on the Brink.

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Monday, January 20, 2020
Guantánamo's Indelible Legacy
In January 2002, the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility in Cuba opened its gates for the first 20 detainees of the war on terror. Within 100 days , 300 of them would arrive, often hooded and in those infamous orange jumpsuits , and that would just be the beginning. At its height, the population...
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