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American Muslim Alleges FBI Had A Hand In His Torture Overseas

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 04.17.2012 | Crime

Last June, while Yonas Fikre was visiting the United Arab Emirates, the Muslim American from Portland, Oregon was suddenly arrested and detained by E...

Aggressive FBI Interrogation of US Teen in Kuwait Raises Concerns

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Increasingly, it seems that Americans who've traveled to Yemen at some point have been detained abroad, where they're subjected not only to aggressive questioning by U.S. officials but also to brutality by the U.S. allies detaining them.

Is Proxy Detention the Obama Administration's Extraordinary Rendition-Lite?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

While the U.S. may legitimately ask questions of passengers flying to or from Yemen, is it outsourcing those interrogations to countries known to engage in torture?

Task Force Drops the Ball; State Senate Votes to Open the Door for New Nuclear Plants in Illinois

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

The Illinois State Senate passed a potentially catastrophic bill lifting the current moratorium on new nuclear power plants with no input from the Nuclear Issues Task Force.