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Opinions | January 07, 2013
Op-ed by Michael Marks. ‘ZERO Dark Thirty” hits movie theaters this week, but it has already ignited a debate about torture. At issue is its efficacy — or lack thereof. The film suggests that...
Opinions | January 03, 2013
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Op-ed by Daphne Eviatar. It’s rare for a judge to express regret over her own ruling.  But that’s what happened Wednesday, when Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the...
Factsheet | December 31, 2012
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Download Last update: April 17, 2015 Closing Guantánamo is a “national security imperative” according to the Department of Defense.  Guantánamo is a symbol of the failed war in Iraq,...
Factsheet | December 31, 2012
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Who are refugees? Refugees are often survivors of unimaginable atrocities. Many have had family members killed in conflict or been separated from their parents or children due to violence or...
Letter | December 11, 2012
A coalition of retired admirals and generals urges Congress to support the release of the SSCI torture report.  Download
Letter | December 05, 2012
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In an open statement, American Christian leaders denounce the fundamental injustice of labeling lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people as criminals. They also decry...
Letter | December 03, 2012
Twenty-seven of the nations most respected retired generals and admirals have called on President Obama to redouble efforts to close the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo in his second-term. The...
Blueprint | November 30, 2012
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Globally, the U.S. government has long prioritized the fight against violence and discrimination against religious, ethnic, and other minorities and has sought more recently to use the...