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    Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (2004) talks about how the government is seeking to get an individual who is a terrorist. They ask if the detention of citizens falling in the terrorist category is authorized. The state of war is not a blank check for the President, they still need to think things through and get it approved. When individual liberties are at stake all three branches of government should be involved (or so it says). Habeas Corpus allows for the Judicial Branch to come in and provide some role in balancing of government. Hamdi had the right to access counsel in the proceedings. Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006) is about how the military commission and how it lacks the power go on because of its “structures and procedures violate both the Uniform…

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    Thomas took a very stern stance on the executive branch having broad authority over the constitution and its federal statuses, this is easily expressed in the Case of Hamdi V. Rumsfeld where he was the only justice to agree that the federal government had the legal right to detain hi stating that since he was an illegal Enemy Combatant that he was not protected under the Geneva convention. Thomas avidly voted for decision that would grant state-governmental authority in cases that involved…

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    unregulated and there is no higher authority to check and oversee the countries’ actions can cause even more internal conflicts within our own government because the three branches are unable to agree on how to handle each case. The more international conflicts arise so do new situations and cases that are hot topics within the political realms. Some examples of this, are the following case. Hamdi v. Rumsfeld and Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. Both these cases took place during a period of “peace”. The…

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    the writ of Habeas Corpus, which requires a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention (1). The lower courts deemed no constitutional rights extended to the Guantanamo detainees because technically Guantanamo Bay is not an American territory, but rather, it is a Cuban territory with an agreed upon American jurisdiction, and therefore, the Constitution did not apply. Needless to say…

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    unnoticed in the intervening years as a seemingly constant stream of funding for the military and its objectives washed over more civilian agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the CIA. The military’s solutions to moments of seeming international emergency were positive, prompt, and unilateral. As such, the armed forces were ready to execute orders without debate. In this, the armed forces conveyed an image of American power and world leadership. The idea that we can mobilize…

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    and the Media, and could lead across multiple domains which enabled him to make a lasting strategic impact to our country. In December 2006, when Sec. Gates first came to the Pentagon, his number one priority from President Bush was to turn the war around in Iraq and instill a winning strategy for victory. However trust from Congress was low and the morale among senior civilian and military leadership in the Pentagon was dismal. His predecessor, Sec Donald Rumsfeld, alienated both Congress…

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    An example of an international issue where General Shelton challenged a process concerned a situation in which the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld wanted to deliberately place an American plane in harm’s way in Iraq that could have resulted in the death of Air Force Personnel. This deliberate act would have resulted in a false justification for attacking Iraq. General Shelton’s outspokenness may have been perceived by Donald Rumsfeld as insubordination, but General Shelton demonstrated…

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    While older than The Dark Knight, the movie V for Vendetta takes a step out of stereotypical villain and moves toward the Anti-Hero archetype. Enter a world beset by chaos which was overcome by the restrictive and controlling government installed by a Chancellor Sutler. At start of the movie the main character Evey Hammond is on her way to a date, and running late she winds up being out past curfew. She gets set upon by several men whom she believes to be rapists. When she tries to defend…

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    In this, Luther is committing to the laity the reformation required by God by neglecting the pope and clergy. He then mentions that they should take advantage of Charles V being king of Germany. Luther says this because Charles V is young and inexperienced, and not only that, but also Charles V won the kingship because he had the most money. He then explains that the first thing they must do is to ponder the matter with great diligence, while at the same time not trusting in their own strength…

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    In the mid-1520s, the Peasants ' War in southern Germany rattled both the political and social foundations of central Europe. The German Peasants War was the largest peasant insurrection to take place in European history as well as the most monumental rebellion prior to the French Revolution. There is a key to determining the ties between the Christianity, rebellion, and violence in the Peasants War of 1525. It is to examine the relationship of Martin Luther 's revolt against the papal church…

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