Bowe Bergdahl waiting as Army keeps mum on investigation

Bowe Bergdahl waiting as Army keeps mum on investigation

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 10 (UPI) --The attorney for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says it's been a month since he's heard any updates on the case.
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Investigators show Manning-WikiLeaks links

Investigators show Manning-WikiLeaks links

FORT MEADE, Md., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Military investigators say a U.S. army intelligence analyst's secondary computer had thousands of cables that later were seen on WikiLeaks.

Blackwater's legal protections might end

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- Blackwater Worldwide, the private U.S. security contractor guarding diplomats in Baghdad, may no longer have immunity from Iraqi courts, sources say.

Dogs of War: Inherently governmental?

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- Amid all the polemics over the use of private military and security contractors by the U.S. government there are two words one rarely sees, but they lie at the very heart of the debate: "inherently governmental."

U.S. military mum on gay policy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. military apparently is not enforcing its policy of discharging gay soldiers who speak of their sexual orientation, USA Today reported Tuesday.

More soldiers go public against Iraq war

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- More U.S. soldiers are going public with criticism of the Iraq War and the way it is being conducted, The Christian Science Monitor reports.

Pentagon and CIA look at bank records

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Pentagon and CIA have stepped up domestic intelligence-gathering efforts, using "noncompulsory" letters to U.S. banks and other institutions.

Padilla photos shocks military expert

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Newly released photographs of U.S. terror suspect Jose Padilla wearing sensory deprivation devices have outraged a Washington military expert.

U.S. Marines hire lawyers over Iraq probe

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Before the U.S. military makes public its probe into the killing of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha last fall, most of the Marines involved have hired lawyers.

Court: Sen. Graham cannot serve as judge

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington has ruled that U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham cannot concurrently serve as a senator and a military judge.

Breadth of prisoner torture hard to define

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. military says investigations of detainee abuse found only a small number credible but critics say it's hard to know how encompassing they were.

Court: tribunals fail constitutional test

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The military tribunals that review the status of foreign prisoners are unconstitutional, a court decided Monday, setting up a possible Supreme Court showdown.

Muslim chaplain leaves U.S. military

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Capt. James Yee, the Muslim Guantanamo Bay chaplain accused of espionage but later fully exonerated, has left the military.

Once-accused Muslim chaplain leaving Army

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A Muslim Army chaplain once suspected of espionage is leaving the U.S. Army at midnight Friday with an honorable discharge, his lawyer said.

Guantanamo spy allegations falling apart

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. military prosecutors have revealed only one of more than 200 documents taken by a suspect from Guantanamo Bay were actually secret, USA Today reported.
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Eugene R. Fidell (born March 31, 1945) is an American lawyer and notable expert in military law. He is currently a visiting Professor of Military Law at Yale University.

Fidell is a senior partner with Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell llp. He joined the firm in 1984. He is also asked to serve as a commentator on military law on TV. Since 2006 he has been an Adjunct Professor at Washington College of Law. He has been a visiting lecturer at Harvard Law School and Yale Law School. Fidell is currently the President of the National Institute of Military Justice.

Fidell has been a critic of the Bush Presidency's policy on captives taken in the "war on terror".

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