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Torture Report

Jack Mirkinson

The Media Still Won't Call It 'Torture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media

In recent weeks, the controversy surrounding the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on CIA interrogations during the Bush administration has been ...

Dianne Feinstein Asks White House To Edit Torture Report

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee appealed to President Barack Obama to reconsider his administration's decision to ta...

Releasing the Torture Report Is No Mere Academic Exercise

Rev. Ron Stief | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Rev. Ron Stief

Every citizen of the United States has a right to learn from the full version of the Senate's investigation into torture. Certainly, we must see more than the executive summary and conclusions of this report, which the Senate decided Thursday to declassify.

Senate Voting On Torture Report Release

Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

By BRADLEY KLAPPER AND STEPHEN BRAUN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee's expected vote to approve declass...

Torture Doesn't Work. Law Does Work. Why Keep That Secret?!

Coleen Rowley | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Most Americans do not know that their government engaged in practices that the civilized world considers war crimes. This lack of awareness is due, in part, to the fact that a comprehensive report of over 6000 pages on this topic compiled by investigators at a cost of $40 million remains classified and hidden away.

Report Slams Doctors For Aiding Torture

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — A report by a medical task force says Defense Department and CIA health professionals violated professional ethics s...

New Torture Report Blames Obama and the Media for Not Confronting the Truth

Dan Froomkin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

It's not just Bush and Cheney who violated international law; now it's Obama, too. The report is blistering about the cover-up. The end result is a society in moral disarray.

Luke Johnson

Torture Investigation Rebukes Bush And Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A two-year independent investigation by the Constitution Project released Tuesday said that U.S. forces engaged in torture and senior of...

An Auspicious Day

Rev. Richard L. Killmer | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Rev. Richard L. Killmer

Whether the movie actually implies that torture led to bin Laden, or whether, as the filmmakers suggest, that idea is completely outlandish, it is true that a significant portion of the public continues to believe that torture is effective.

Ten Questions for Harold Koh About Torture and U.S. Compliance With its Legal Commitments

Larry Siems | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Siems

We should be asking the Obama administration about the status of U.S. compliance with its domestic and international commitments on Torture and Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading Treatment.

Time to Reckon with Torture

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

This past February, I was at a hearing in the Georgia House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee to testify against a measure that would have had the ...

White House Vs. CIA: "Profanity-Laced Screaming Match" With Panetta Over Torture Report

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CIA Director threatened to quit over an potential criminal investigation of CIA torture, ABC News reported Monday. A "profanity-laced screaming match...

Jason Linkins

Release of 'Holy Grail' Torture Document To Be Delayed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About a month and half ago, we made note of the way the stars seemed to be aligning for the release of ex-CIA Inspector General John Helgerson's class...

2004 CIA Inspector General Torture Report's Release Delayed Again

The Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was supposed to be a magical day: the day when, in response to an agreement reached in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the...

Graham Cites Debunked News Story As Proof Torture Works

The Plumline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hmm, not a great moment. While directing hostile questioning at a witness during the Senate torture hearing, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham cited an infam...

Jason Linkins

White House Preparing To Release "Holy Grail" Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Greg Sargent's done an exceptional job plumbing this Washington Post piece from R. Jeffrey Smith, entitled "Hill Panel Reviewing CIA Tactics." Look a...

Red Cross Report: How Many Others Were Tortured?

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The International Committee of the Red Cross's blistering, confidential 2007 report on the CIA's secret prisons is now available online, Web-published...

Red Cross Described 'Torture' At CIA Jails

Washington Post | Joby Warrick, Peter Finn and Julie Tate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The International Committee of the Red Cross concluded in a secret report that the Bush administration's treatment of al-Qaeda captives "constituted t...