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Without a Doubt

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 12.23.2013 | Religion
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

It is time that the truth about U.S. government-sponsored torture sees the light, that our nation openly deals with the legal and moral consequences of our past policies, and that once and for all, we relegate torture to where it belongs -- shameful history never to be repeated.

Obama Admin Asks Supreme Court To Block Detainee Photos

Politico | Josh Gerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the public release of detainee abuse photos that were the subject of a high-profile reve...

Releasing Detainee Photos Would Bring More Harm To Victims: Commentary | WILLIAM QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DESPITE demands by human rights advocates that photos documenting abuse of military detainees be made public, the Senate last month passed legislation...

Mullen "Infuriated ... Appalled" By Suppressed Detainee Abuse Photos

CNN | Mike Mount | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Images of detainee abuse at the hands of U.S. troops, which President Obama has barred from public view, so "infuriated" the nation's highest-ranking ...

Sam Stein

Graham: Rahm Doesn't Want Detainee Photos Released | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday, that the White House had assured him that the president was still committed to preventing the release of pho...

No Proof Detainee Photos Led to Military Deaths

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. government's case for embargoing the release of photographs said to depict abuse of detainees rests largely on a questionable claim that disc...

Harry Reid: Interrogation Photos "Are Not Going To Be Released"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just made two seemingly contradictory assertions: First, that so-called "torture" photos of interrogations won't ev...

Clinton Says Release Of Detainee Photos Could Endanger U.S. Diplomats

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I noted here yesterday that at a press conference, Senator Lindsey Graham disclosed that Hillary Clinton had privately confided to him that she worrie...

Jeff Muskus

Lieberman, Graham Threaten To Shut Down Senate Over Detainee Photos | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) lambasted transparency advocates at a press conference Tuesday, when they renewed their p...

Jeff Muskus

House Dems Want Hearings On Detainee Photos Bill | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats are insisting on hearings before they even consider signing onto the Senate's move to suppress detainee photographs, House Financial S...

Jeff Muskus

Lieberman, Graham Seek To Block Torture Photos At All Costs | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the war supplemental under fire from some unlikely allies in the House, Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) threatened Mond...

Reading The Pictures: Monsters of Gitmo

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2009-06-02-gitmo20_06.jpg In the past weeks and days, new photos have been released of Gitmo prisoners.

Jimmy Carter Disagrees With Obama Decision To Block Detainee Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with CNN's Campbell Brown, former president Jimmy Carter said he disagreed with President Obama's decision to oppose the release of ph...

Obama Flip-Flopped On Detainee Photos Because Iraqi President Feared Violence

McClatchy | Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama reversed his decision to release detainee abuse photos from Iraq and Afghanistan after Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al...

Obama and His Base: Disillusioned, Yet Again

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It was the gnawing in his gut that gave it away, that creepy-crawly upset in the pre-dawn darkness. He turned himself to one side, then to the other, ...

David Axelrod Defends Move To Block Release Of Detainee Photos (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for video and full transcript White House senior adviser David Axelrod strongly defended President Obama's effort to block the release of...

Jason Linkins

To Disclose Or Not Disclose: Obama's Decision On Detainee Photos Analyzed | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In case you were wondering, I am of the opinion that President Barack Obama's decision to not release those detainee abuse photos is a mistake. The d...

Sam Stein

Obama Broke His Word On Detainee Photos: Chief ACLU Lawyer | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The lawyer pushing for the release of photographs showing the harsh treatment of suspected terrorist detainees said President Barack Obama was backtra...

Sam Stein

Feingold Rebukes Obama For Detainee Photo Reversal | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Russ Feingold became one of the first elected officials to criticize Barack Obama for his reversal on releasing of detainee abuse in a stateme...