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Extraordinary Rendition


Trump, Making Atrocities Great Again

Trump’s recycling program: war crimes and war criminals, old and (potentially) new.

Rebecca Gordon ·


Trump Picks 'Actual Torturer' Gina Haspel as Next CIA Director

"If Obama had allowed prosecutions over CIA torture, 'people like Haspel, quite plausibly, could have gone to prison.' Instead, she's going to run the CIA."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


US 'Stumbled Into Torture,' Says NYT Reporter

For reporters in foreign policy circles, the US only does immoral things on accident—unlike Official Bad Countries, which do them for calculated gain when they aren’t motivated by sheer malice.

Adam Johnson ·






Arrogance and Conceit at the Altar of American Greatness

The Church of America the Redeemer and David Brooks on Making America Great Again

Andrew Bacevich ·


CIA's New Deputy Director Oversaw Torture and Destruction of Evidence

Gina Haspel's ascent to agency's number two spot comes just after President Donald Trump confirmed his belief that torture "works"

Nadia Prupis, staff writer ·