Karen J. Greenberg

Karen J. Greenberg is director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School. She is the author of The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo's First 100 Days, Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State, and most recently, Subtle Tools: The Dismantling of American Democracy from the War on Terror to Donald Trump.

Military Commissions on Trial in Guantánamo Military Commissions on Trial in Guantánamo

The dramatic opening of the 9/11 trial shined a light on all the ways in which a commission is not a federal court.

May 11, 2012 / Karen J. Greenberg

A New Age of Enemies A New Age of Enemies

The unstoppable legacy of the war on terror.

Mar 19, 2012 / Karen J. Greenberg

Taking the Justice Out of the Justice System Taking the Justice Out of the Justice System

How Washington lost faith in America’s courts.

Aug 22, 2011 / Karen J. Greenberg

How the Obama Administration Can End the War on Terror

How the Obama Administration Can End the War on Terror How the Obama Administration Can End the War on Terror

The White House and Congress have interpreted the killing of al-Qaeda’s leader as a virtual license to double down on every “front” in the war on terror.  

Jun 20, 2011 / Karen J. Greenberg

How ‘Enemy Creep’ Is Guantánamo-izing America How ‘Enemy Creep’ Is Guantánamo-izing America

Congressman Peter King's hearings on Muslim radicalization are only the latest sign that, if the ascending right in Washington (and elsewhere) has its way, the age of toleranc...

Mar 29, 2011 / Karen J. Greenberg

Guilty Until Proven Guilty Guilty Until Proven Guilty

How the "War on Terror" is threatening the presumption of innocence.

Nov 18, 2010 / Karen J. Greenberg

Secrets and Lies Secrets and Lies

By the time the first prisoners were taken in Iraq, a green light to abuse had been issued in writing. Now torture is cloaked in a veil of secrecy, with obscured statistics, dismis...

Dec 8, 2005 / Feature / Karen J. Greenberg

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