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Tag Archives: Waterboarding

Meet the CIA whistleblower who exposed Bush’s torture program

It’s no longer a secret: The CIA tortured suspects in the War on Terror. We know this, in part, because John Kiriakou, who worked in CIA […]...

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February 12, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Report suggests U.S. physicians experimented on detainees

Report suggests U.S. physicians experimented on detainees

A report by Physicians for Human Rights released on Monday claims that U.S. physicians and psychologists betrayed ethical standards by collecting data on detainees’ reactions […]...

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September 3, 2009 Blog, Politics
The ultimate Bush Administration torture timeline

The ultimate Bush Administration torture timeline

The New York Times and Sunday morning political talk shows are contorting themselves into linguistically-torturous positions in a feeble attempt to avoid using the word "torture" to describe the immoral and criminal techniques employed at Guantánamo, Abu Ghraib and CIA...

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April 26, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Torture-memo politics force desire for Bush retribution, Obama reflection

Torture-memo politics force desire for Bush retribution, Obama reflection

The Web is brimming today with comment on Obama's release of the Bush team's torture memos, much of it decrying Obama's accompanying statement, in which he said he believes the torturers should not be held to account. But...

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April 17, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Will Bush pardon Cheney & Co. on Christmas Eve?

Will Bush pardon Cheney & Co. on Christmas Eve?

Noting that George Bush Sr. pardoned the Iran-Contra clan on Christmas eve of 1992, Democrats.com is warning that his son could do something very similar Wednesday: pardon Dick Cheney and the rest of the administration officials who authorized and encouraged...

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December 23, 2008 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Mukasey’s Moral Ambiguity Fuels Torture

Mukasey’s Moral Ambiguity Fuels Torture

As U.S. Attorney General-designate Michael Mukasey plays dumb on what constitutes torture, the lessons of Lewis Welshofer Jr. grow fuzzier. By now most Americans probably […]...

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