Petraeus: Taking the Rear-View Mirrors Off the Bus, To Torture Again

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Abby Zimet

A disturbing look at the forgotten history of General David Petraeus, approved as new CIA director in a 94-0 Senate vote despite his known involvement in both torture and death squads in Iraq - and his stated willingness to torture again. The institutionalization of torture is upon us.

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