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Mitt Romney Adviser Shrugs Off Death Of Al Qaeda Leader | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior national security adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign downplayed the importance of a drone strike in Pakistan that killed al Qaed...

Seven Years of War in Iraq: Still Based on Cheney's Torture and Lies

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Friday marked the seventh anniversary of the illegal invasion of Iraq, but it seems that Americans have become used to living in a state of perpetual war, even though that war was based on torture and lies.

Who Are The Four Afghans Released From Guantanamo?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Four Afghans recently transferred to the custody of the Afghan government demonstrate the incompetence of the Bush administration, who arbitrary packed Gitmo with "Mickey Mouse" prisoners.

IraqTortureGate: Powell Denies Knowing He Used Tortured Evidence for UN Case

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

"Speculation by people who never attended meetings"? Who is Powell trying to discredit? The Senate Intelligence Committee? Or his own former chief deputy?

US Skeptical That Former CIA Detainee's Death In Libyan Jail Was Suicide

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Obama Administration is pressing the Libyan government to explain the reported prison death of a former CIA detainee--an incident that U.S. offici...

Even For Cheney, The Al Qaeda-Iraq Torture Story Is A New Low

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Coercive and illegal techniques were used widely at Gitmo in an attempt to secure information linking al Qaeda to Saddam Hussein.

The Ten Lies of Dick Cheney (Part Two)

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

I have covered the Military Commissions in depth and at no point has it ever been demonstrated that the system dreamt up by Cheney and Addington in November 2001 is "fair and honest."