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  • Prosecute those who tortured: Opposing view

    "President Obama was surely right when he said the CIA torture program was a betrayal of our values. But it is far more. The widespread, brutal acts performed in CIA "black sites" were actual crimes,…

  • No Justifications, No Exceptions

    Under U.S. law, torture is a crime that can lead to life in prison – so why hasn’t it? The Senate report documents comprehensive and detailed evidence of a criminal conspiracy of U.S. government officials…

  • Horrors Of Torture Report Could Mean International Legal Cases Against Participants

    "New evidence might bring new legal cases against American officials involved in the Central Intelligence Agency’s “enhanced interrogation” program after the release of previously classified information on Tuesday. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s…

  • Mark Udall offers scathing condemnation of Obama’s CIA

    "The CIA is engaged in a campaign of deception aimed at preventing the nation from knowing the whole truth about detainee abuses, charged Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado in a blistering speech…

  • Justice Department will not reopen torture inquiry

    "The Justice Department's decision Tuesday not to re-open a criminal investigation into the CIA's treatment of detainees immediately prompted a renewed debate about how those responsible for the torture of 9/11 suspects…

  • Explosive Senate torture report could open floodgates for costly lawsuits

    "The explosive Senate Committee torture report could open the floodgates for costly lawsuits against the U.S., Britain and any other countries complicit with the CIA's so-called 'enhanced interrogation' programme, top lawyers have…

  • On torture, Obama’s hands aren’t entirely clean

    "As Democratic lawmakers lined up on Tuesday to denounce the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) over a damning Senate report on the agency’s torture program, President Obama offered a more nuanced response...." Read the…