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Jared Del Rosso
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Jared Del Rosso is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Denver.

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Marc Thiessen Declares Victory

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 10:09 AM

In his recent op-ed for the Washington Post, Marc Thiessen declared the "torture debate" over and his side, not surprisingly, the winner. He cites, to support his claim, a Washington Post poll conducted after the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA torture. The poll found...

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What's Left for America's Torture Apologists?

(2) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 10:08 PM

For the past several years, America's torture apologists have been telling stories about the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" program. The stories go like this: Following the capture of high-value al Qaeda members, particularly Abu Zubaydah and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the CIA found traditional interrogation techniques inadequate. Facing both the threat of...

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What the Guantanamo Hunger Strikers Achieved

(1) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 12:25 PM

On July 24, Congress held its first hearing on Guantanamo since 2009. Remarkably, little has changed in the past four years. Guantanamo, of course, remains open, and the politics surrounding the facility remain divisive. Not even the Democrats' arguments for closing the facility have changed much, although members of the...

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What Terror Requires

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 2:53 PM

The scandal surrounding the National Security Agency's surveillance program has given way to a global game of where will Snowden find asylum? Politically this is good news for the Obama administration, as the American public has concerned itself more with Snowden, the fugitive, than with the substance of what he...

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