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Liz Cheney's Impeccable Timing

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Cheney's attack conveniently shifted the spotlight away from other former Justice Department officials who actually are at risk of professional and criminal sanction.

OPR Report: CIA Interrogators Asked For, Were Denied, Power To Stage Mock Burials For Suspects

Firedoglake | Marcy Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CIA's torturers asked DOJ to let them use mock burials. But DOJ said no. PDF page 42 of the OPR Report (searchable copy here) includes a list of the ...

OPR Revelations Confirm Need for Full-Scale Torture Investigation

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nan Aron

Co-authored with Brina Milikowsky Ruth Goldman Judicial Selection Project Fellow Alliance for Justice On Friday, the Department of Justice's Office ...

The OPR Report Is Only the Beginning

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The final OPR report is only the beginning. We still don't know who asked Yoo and Bybee to write these memos, what specific instructions they were given or if they were they pressured to reach a particular conclusion.

Jon Stewart Shouldn't Be our Only Hope

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

It is sorry commentary on our political culture that we have Jon Stewart to thank, rather than a political reporter from the mainstream press, for subjecting John Yoo to the toughest questioning.