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The U.S. government has never publicly acknowledged killing Hassan Ghul, identified as an Al Qaeda operative and close associate of Osama Bin Laden. Documents provided to the Washington Post by Edward Snowden confirm that he died in October 2012, along with revelations of the NSA’s involvement in the targeted killing program. Read more...
Couch: "The rest of the lights in the room were out, but from the flashes of the strobe light, I could see a detainee in orange sitting on the—seated on the floor and shackled, hand to feet, and rocking back and forth." Read more...
Another Gitmo prisoner has died, reports the Associated Press: The latest death occurred in Camp 5, a section of the prison used mostly to hold prisoners who have broken detention center rules. This prisoner had recently Read more...
Sad, isn't it? That psychologists have to be told not to help torturers, I mean. You'd hope it would be obvious: Psychologists in the United St Read more...
Physicians for Human Rights has released a 27-page report which clearly documents what we already know: The Bush Administration tortured detainees Read more...

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In typical fashion, Bill Kristol is upset that the attempted air plane bomber is 'lawyered up'. I guess he thinks law enforcement would have a better Read more...
ShortsandPants: Quote of the Day. Blue Gal explains how these lying hypocrites can make such outlandish claims with a straight face. Invictus: Purge Read more...
We can certainly come to our own conclusions, since we're not hearing any official explanation. But it would be nice to know why the last administra Read more...
September 08, 2009 News Corp Dave N.: Bill O'Reilly sent out one of his ambush news crews, led by a young shaved-head punk named Dan Bank, to attack Read more...