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Category: torture

Those who forget the past …

“Should any American soldier be so base and infamous as to injure any [prisoner] … I do most earnestly enjoin you to bring him to such severe and exemplary punishment […]

Senate finally releases torture report

The Senate Intelligence Committee has released its report on the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program after 9/11, and the details are being circulated around the world. So NOW can we indict […]

She said, she said

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is under fire, justifiably, for her many iterations of what she knew about the waterboarding of terrorism suspects and when she knew it. She […]

Let the chips fall

November 14, 2005. That’s the date of my first post addressing the use of torture by the Bush administration. (Run a Pied Type search on “torture” to see the rest.) […]

Determined Obama hits the ground running

The UK’s Guardian today published an interesting, detailed list of Barack Obama’s activities during his first 100 hours in office. It’s a good read; I have to admire the man […]

Torture: Will no one be held accountable?

On the off chance that you missed it, I want to repeat yesterday’s news from the Washington Post. A Bush administration official finally has said yes, terror suspects were tortured: […]

Mukasey moving to protect Bush on CIA tapes

The U.S. Department of Justice has decided to pursue a full criminal investigation into the destruction of the CIA interrogation tapes, according to Fox News. Disappointing news, to say the […]