Beyond the politics, international law and Middle Eastern scholar David Mednicoff from the University of Massachusetts Amherst addresses five key points about the legal status of the attack on Soleimani and the larger conflict.
The "prohibition against torture is absolute," Ban's spokesman said.
"I think that there’s no doubt that the conspiracy that involved the commission of acts of secret detention, torture and rendition under the Bush administration constitute gross and systematic human rights violations."
Video: U.N. human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria's civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent sarin, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.
Lou Dobbs continues to prove that his move from CNN to Fox Business Channel was not good for him or for anyone still watching him if they would like to be presented with some semblance of the truth instead of perpetual fearmongering. In the wake of
Ironic, that Spain of all countries will be investigating us for torture! The Bush administration is experiencing some instant karma, methinks: LON
Seeing the Forest: The voters are smarter than the media. Newshoggers: They're also wiser than the high-ranking officials who feel the American publ
The Non Sequitur: A "belief" based on testable science is not the same as having faith. Threading Water: Emergency contraception is still MIA. Balki
Yahoo News: (h/t E) Switzerland on Wednesday followed Italy and Germany in raising the threat of criminal prosecution of CIA operatives involved in a
Matt Lauer went after Bush over his secret prisons and the use of torture on the captured terrorists via The Today Show this morning. He was uncommon
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