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Antonio Taguba

Democratic and Republican Lawmakers Agree on Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino American Vets

Erwin de Leon | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Erwin de Leon

Last Thursday, however, members of Congress from both Houses announced the introduction of a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to 260,000 Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who responded to President Roosevelt's call-to-duty and fought under the American flag in World War II.

When it Comes to Torture, No One is Above the Law

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

American law is clear as to what constitutes torture. Those within the Bush administration who sanctioned torture, deliberately and unapologetically violated U.S. law and must be held responsible.

Why No Investigation?

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Wolf

Why are the Congressional leadership of both parties bizarrely silent now, when the American people are demanding an investigation and prosecution of the crimes represented in the abuse photos?

Taguba Denies Telegraph 'Rape Photos' Story, White House Urges Coverage

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House reporters received an unusual email on Saturday, with a subject line stating, "Important Please Read: From White House Press Secretary Rob...

Retired U.S. General Says British Paper Misquoted Him On Still-Secret Abuse Photos

Salon | Mark Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba denied reports that he has seen the prisoner-abuse photos that President Obama is fighting to keep secret, in an...

Releasing All the Torture Photos Immediately Will Probably Save American Lives

Martin Garbus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martin Garbus

War does terrible things to all soldiers and all civilians. The American people should know the price our soldiers and the people we fight with pay.

The Abu Ghraib Photos Surface -- Slowly but Surely

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

These photographs can't and won't be kept secret. The British press has become one of the most effective back doors to the American media.

The Levin Report Prompts A Second Look At Other Bush-Era Whitewashes

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

The story of Taguba's report reflects a truism applicable to every investigation: When large swaths of information are declared off limits, the resulting work product may be fatally flawed.

Who Should Be Secretary of Defense?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

At this critical juncture, we don't need someone at the head of the Pentagon who is satisfied with the status quo. Here's a suggestion: Antonio Taguba.