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Rumsfeld Torture

Petraeus' Torture Teams

John Tirman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
John Tirman

The Guardian has just published an exposé of interrogation teams run by two U.S. operatives acting under the authority of General David Petraeus in Iraq. It's clear that Petraeus not only knew of the "enhanced interrogation," but likely hired the thugs who were involved in it.

How Do We Justify Indicting Roger Clemens For Lying But Not Indicting Those Persons Who Authorized and Directed Torture?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Isn't it ironic that Roger Clemons is indicted for lying to Congress about steroid use, while those who authorized and directed the use of torture remain uncharged and unpunished?

Donald Rumsfeld, Defender of the Constitution (Really)

Barry Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry Eisler

Conservatism is a movement that doesn't know the difference between a defense and a desecration, and celebrates them as one and the same.

Dan Froomkin

Donald Rumsfeld Torture Lawsuit Fizzles, Again | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An American Civil Liberties Union lawyer trying to revive a torture lawsuit against former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and thre...