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Coping With Loneliness in Guantanamo

Peter Jan Honigsberg | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
Peter Jan Honigsberg

Can a person held in a prison cell among neighbors who do not speak his language be as lonely as someone who is held incommunicado in an isolation cell?

No, Rep. West, That's Not How We Speak in the Military

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

It shouldn't be any surprise to anyone that Rep. Allen West (R-FL) went on an unhinged tirade against Representative Debbie Wasserman Shultz this week. The Congressman has a history of being little more than a bully.

Duty vs. Conscience at Gitmo: A Former 9/11 Prosecutor Speaks Out

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel B. Schwartzberg

Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Couch says alleged 9/11 conspirator Mohamedou Ould Slahi was tortured at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay.

Obama's "Drip, Drip, Drip..." Intelligence Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama faces a steady drip, drip, drip of stories leaking and becoming public. Wiretapping stories, torture stories, and secret CIA covert stories were all in the news in the past week alone.

Gitmo Terror Suspect Held In Manhattan

New York Daily News | James Gordon Meek and Larry Mcshane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Terrorist Ahmed Ghailani, who was transferred from Guantanamo Bay to a New York City lockup Tuesday, is being held in a restricted area for National S...

What, Exactly, Was Pelosi Supposed to Do?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pelosi can be defended for being in an impossible situation at the time. Even if she disagreed with the policy, there simply wasn't much for her to do about it.

War Crimes and Incompetence -- the Real Shoes Thrown at Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last week the Senate Armed Services Committee released a report which basically called Bush and his entire National Security Council war criminals.

Friday Talking Points [58] -- [Expletive Deleted] Blagojevich

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The history of profanity in American political discourse is an untold story out there just waiting for someone to research and write about -- although...

Key False Iraq Intel Was Obtained By Burying Prisoner Alive

ABC News | Stephen Grey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometimes the music was American rap, sometimes Arab folk songs. In the CIA prison in Afghanistan, it came blaring through the speakers 24 hours a day...