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Torture Accountability

By One Vote, U.S. Court OKs Torture and "Extraordinary Rendition"

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The ruling delivered last Wednesday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of five men subjected to "extraordinary rendition" and torture, is so troubling it takes a while to digest.

Commission on Accountability Should Be Part of Our Response to America's Torture Nightmare

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

We need something like a truth commission in this country to explore how and why America became a nation that embraced torture at the highest levels of political office.

Olbermann: Future Of The U.S. Depends On Torture Accountability (VIDEO)

MSNBC.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In his special comment tonight, Keith Olbermann takes on the release of the torture memos, praising President Obama for daring to release "the dirty l...