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'Abu Ghraib for Eighth-Graders': Allegations of Immigrant Children Being Tortured at Virginia Detention Facility
"This is outright torture."
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 "Haspel herself played a role in destroying evidence of what occurred at the site she oversaw." (Photo: CIA / with overlay) Views
The Hearings for Trump’s CIA Pick Should Prompt a Reckoning With Torture
Her nomination is a slap in the face to those who embrace the rule of law.
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"Many Americans believe torture is something that happens in other nations led by dictators and despots." (Photo: CNN/Screenshot) Views
We Should Oppose Gina Haspel's CIA Nomination Because of Her Torture Record
"Torture can break or damage the will and coherence of entire communities.”
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CIA Operative Gina Haspel Who Tortured, Ordered CIA Torture Tapes Destroyed, and Now Wants To Lead CIA Did Nothing Wrong, Says CIA
"Torture was illegal and immoral after 9/11, and it still is now," warn critics. And Gina Haspel "should never be allowed to work for the American people again."
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 "There’s a significant consensus here that the Iraq invasion was a “terrible mistake,” a “tragic error,” or even the “single worst foreign policy decision in American history.” Fewer voices are saying what it really was: a war crime." (Photo: via PRI) Views
Trump, Making Atrocities Great Again
Trump’s recycling program: war crimes and war criminals, old and (potentially) new.
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Trump Should Withdraw Nomination of Gina Haspel
From what is already known of her leading role in CIA torture 16 years ago, she has disqualified herself.
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They Went In With Blood In Their Eyes and Shot Everything That Moved
In 1969, the military released photos of My Lai by Army photographer Ronald Haeberle, along with some by John Smail. Years later, Haeberle admitted he destroyed every photo of any officer killing civilians. On this day 50 years ago , early on March 16, 1968, Lieut. William Calley Jr. led about a...
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The Vital Congressional Hearing on the Endless War That Probably Nobody Watched
The "2001 AUMF," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), "has become a blank check for any president to wage war anytime, anywhere, anyplace without the consent or oversight of Congress."
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"From 2003 to the formal withdrawal of US fighting forces in 2011, the war took the lives of 4,500 Americans and well over 150,000 Iraqi civilians." (Photo: Reuters) Views
The Iraq War: Fifteen Years Later
The most consequential disaster in recent US history.
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Exactly 16 Years Ago, George W. Bush Opened the Floodgates to Torture at Guantánamo
So let's nip this idea that "Bush wasn't so bad" in the bud, shall we?
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