- uploaded: Mar 22, 2012
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The executive branch has acquired greater authoritarian and unaccountable power under this law which disaffirms justice as a fundamental human right. It brings the illegal practice of extraordinary rendition home. Tom Parker of Amnesty International USA argues that the NDAA â€œprovides a framework for â€˜normalizingâ€™ indefinite detention and making Guantanamo a permanent feature of American life.â€ What democracy and civil liberties we did enjoy in this country before the NDAA of 2012 became law have been severely weakened, and our nationâ€™s moral and legal credibility in the world, which has been gradually declining since the so-called â€œwar on terrorâ€ was declared by President Bush, has been diminished further.