Former Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey insists that trying terror suspects in civilian courts gives them rights they do not deserve and undermines the ability of the United States to combat al-Qaida and other violent Islamists.

On Thursday, the one-time Southern District chief judge continued his rolling critique of the Obama administration’s anti-terrorism policies, telling a breakfast gathering at New York Law School that the “bring-them-to-justice” approach to the war on terror is dangerous and incoherent.

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