V. Noah Gimbel

Noah Gimbel is an intern with Foreign Policy In Focus. He is currently working on a book on universities and empire and can be reached at ngimbel@ips-dc.org

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Monday, November 14, 2011 - 9:15am
Do Iran's Objections to the IAEA Report Deserve Consideration?
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 9:01am
Troy Davis and al-Awlaki: Two Murders, One Outrage
On Wednesday, September 21, the state of Georgia murdered Troy Anthony Davis by poisoning him to death in front of a small audience. Despite overwhelming doubt about his guilt, his murderers, in the name of justice and the citizens of Georgia, held that he killed a white police officer in 1989. The world was horrified – everyone from former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to former FBI chief William Sessions to the Pope called for Davis’s reprieve. But their cries fell on deaf ears, leaving thousands in grief over the injustice that took place at 11:08 PM that night.
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Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 1:05pm
The Pain in Spain
As the sun rose on August 2, Spanish authorities destroyed the tent-village that had come to symbolize what some participants have called the Spanish Revolution. The ruling Socialist Party, via the Ministry of the Interior and in conjunction with the right-wing Popular Party that controls the local government, ordered Madrid's Puerta del Sol cleared of all remnants of the 15-M (May 15) movement as its participants, the indignados (the outraged) watched helplessly.
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Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 8:34am
Has the Rendition Program Disappeared?
The day after Barack Obama took office, he signed a series of executive orders mandating the closure of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as the global network of secret, CIA-run "black site" prisons. In addition, he committed the United States to observe the Geneva Conventions and the Convention Against Torture. The Bush administration had exempted U.S. interrogators from these two treaties, arguing that the Global War on Terror presented unprecedented intelligence-gathering challenges that had to be overcome by all means necessary.
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