Indefinite Detention, Endless Worldwide War & the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act

American Civil Liberties Union, December 5, 2011 As Congress considers the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2012 fiscal year, a handful of senators have turned the bill into a vehicle for dangerous provisions that would authorize the president ... to order the military to pick up and imprison people, including US citizens, without charging them or putting them on trial. Earlier this year, the House passed its own version of the bill, with an even smaller group of members pushing for inclusion of a provision that would authorize worldwide war, and worldwide imprisonment, in virtually any country where a terrorism suspect lives ... Indefinite