Unlike Afghan leaders, Obama fights for power of indefinite military detentionObama lawyers file a breathless, angry appeal against the court ruling that invalidated the NDAA's chilling 2011 detention law
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In response to this ruling, the Obama administration not only filed an immediate appeal, but they filed an emergency motion asking the appeals court to lift the injunction pending the appeal. Obama lawyers wrote a breathless attack on the court's ruling, denouncing it as "vastly troubling" and claiming that it "threatens tangible and dangerous consequences in the conduct of an active military conflict" and "threatens irreparable harm to national security".