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March 26, 2014 March 27, 2014 Update: This blog was updated to reflect Sen. Feinstein's announcement that a vote is expected on Thursday, April 3.  The Senate intelligence committee has...
March 11, 2014 I've made my career as military intelligence officer, responsible for leading interrogations in multiple theaters against some of our toughest adversaries. So when I say I oppose torture, it's...
February 26, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Twenty of the nation’s top former interrogators and intelligence officials sent a letter to members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) urging them to...
February 25, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Thirty-one of the nation's most respected retired admirals and generals sent a letter today to members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence urging them to vote to...
February 05, 2014 Washington, D.C. – As leaders from around the globe convene in Washington this week for the annual National Prayer Breakfast hosted by the U.S. Congress and organized by The Fellowship...
February 02, 2014 Washington, D.C. – The Working Group on Egypt today sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to suspend aid to Egypt until it makes strides in its transition to...
November 19, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First praises the Senate’s bipartisan effort to pave the way to closing Guantanamo during today’s debate on the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)....

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Letter | August 13, 2021
Dear President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas, Ambassador Rice, and Advisor Sullivan:  We, the 95 undersigned organizations, write to express our profound disappointment at Secretary Mayorkas...
Letter | June 01, 2021
Human Rights First and 16 partner organizations from seven countries published a letter calling on governments to act urgently to protect Afghan locally employed civilians (LECs) of NATO member...
Letter | May 10, 2021
Veterans for American Ideals (VFAI) led fifteen veteran-led organizations in a letter calling on President Biden to swiftly evacuate the over 17,000 Afghans in the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)...
Letter | July 22, 2019
Read and Download The Honorable Michael Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C. 20520   Dear Secretary Pompeo: We, the undersigned U.S. foreign...