Wednesday, February 17, 2010

'Nuff said

(Taking context-optional note of thought-provoking quotes)

The Administration needs – has long needed – two things: (1) A settled policy on these issues, and (2) An affirmative, consistent, aggressive message on counterterrorism security that is understood and embraced by the whole Administration team ...

-- Our colleague Deborah Pearlstein (right), in a must-read post on "The Politics of Gitmo," available at Opinio Juris (here) and Balkinization (here) blogs. To her list should be added a 3d long-needed essential: (3) A consistent messenger, some one voice who's in authority and in the know, and can go toe to toe with the nattering nabobs now naysaying every move the Administration makes in this area.

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