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Ashcroft v. al-Kidd: Immunity for the Shameless?

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

Who is responsible for implementing the policies that led Kansas-born Abdullah al-Kidd to be detained under false pretenses for 16 days, without being charged for a crime?

Ashcroft: Only Difference Between Bush And Obama Is How They Spell Their Names

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a new article about how the Obama administration will confront the legal challenges of Bush's war on terror, former Attorney General John Ashcroft ...

Top Bush Officials Participated In Torture Talks, New Documents Show

NY Times | MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senior White House officials played a central role in deliberations in the spring of 2002 about whether the Central Intelligence Agency ...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Ashcroft claims waterboarding isn't torture, Green energy sector jobs surge, Ford offers more fuel efficient vehicles in the U.S., and the White House tries to define contraception as abortion.

Ashcroft Assailed By Protesters, Backpedals On Waterboarding

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, John Ashcroft delivered an address on the Cornell University campus "in the face of shouting dissenters and shrouded protesters." At his l...

Ashcroft On Waterboading: 'It's Not Something I Can Make A Decision On'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, John Ashcroft delivered an address on the Cornell University campus "in the face of shouting dissenters and shrouded protesters." At his l...

John Ashcroft: I'm Willing To Be Waterboarded

Think Progress | Faiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, former Attorney General John Ashcroft delivered an address on national security at the University of Colorado. The event was marked by hea...