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What if Instead of the Nuremberg Trials There Was Only a Truth Commission?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

As some liberals make the case against a Special Prosecutor, the lawyers who fought for the release of the torture memos push back and explain why prosecutions are the only response.

Torture is Not About "Winning the Afternoon," OK?

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

The torture issue doesn't lend itself to cute little "up" and "down" arrows, to dueling cable shouters "on the right" and "on the left," to all the little devices we in the media use.

Obama Maintains Bush Position on 'Extraordinary Rendition' Lawsuit

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration today announced that it would keep the same position as the Bush Administration in the lawsuit Mohamed et al v Jeppesen Datap...

Ex-CIA Official: Torture Ban A "Great Leap Forward"

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama took a major step toward undoing the interrogation and detention policies of the Bush administration on Thursday, issuing four ...

Obama Advisers: Torture Prosecutions Not Likely

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's incoming administration is unlikely to bring criminal charges against government officials who authorized or engaged...